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SubjectRe: Partition Sizing
Fred Reimer writes:
>
> AFA /tmp is concerned, don't some OS's, like Solaris I believe,
> "mount" /tmp as a memory filesystem? What would be the
> benefits/problems with doing this in Linux (assuming that new memory
> filesystem that was just announced get stable/is a good idea)?

Slowass 2 has a tmpfs because their UFS implementation is dog slow. So
they had to do hack up tmpfs to give them a faster /tmp.

With Linux extfs, it runs as fast as Solaris tmpfs, so there doesn't
seem much point in a tmpfs implemtation for Linux. If you really want
a memory-based FS, you may as well just put an ext2fs in a ramdisc.

Regards,

Richard....
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