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In linux.dev.kernel, article <m0v4mOv-0005FbC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>,
alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:
>
> The ramdisk is a pretty good tmpfs now since it allocates from the cache and
> doesnt waste memory. I don't know if the various bugs in using it like that
> in 1.3.x got fixed. Only one way to find out
>
However, tmpfs on a Sun, for instance, is able to swap out.
The RAM disk driver on Linux can't do that.

Unless somebody sits down and implements it, of course. ;-)

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