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Re: [vox-tech] Creating large ramdisks
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Re: [vox-tech] Creating large ramdisks

John Wojnaroski wrote:


Is there a way to create large ramdisks (around 200meg) that act as a single partition? I seem to recall seeing something on the topic a few weeks ago while surfing, but now can't seem to locate the site by googling when I need it?
Sure, it's a filesystem type called tmpfs. All of the memory for file storage is taken from the system's virtual memory (ie swap space). For example, I use this entry in /etc/fstab for my /tmp directory:

tmpfs /tmp tmpfs size=512m 0 0

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