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SubjectRe: Crazy ramdisk idea
In, article <>,
William Burrow <> writes:
> An idea that has occurred to me is a type of filesystem I'll dub ramdiskfs.
> In this hypothetical fs, text pages within executables would be shared
> with the ramdiskfs pages, thereby getting around the problem of loading
> the program into memory twice. I have no idea how practicable this idea
> is nor how to implement it at this time. This would be quite a win for
> large executables and libraries loaded into ramdisk.
Linux already does this.

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