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SubjectRe: [RFC] Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs
Hi Padraig,

On Wed, 28 Nov 2001, Padraig Brady wrote:
>> In contrast to RAM disks, which get allocated a fixed amount of
>> physical RAM, tmpfs grows and shrinks to accommodate the files it
>> contains and is able to swap unneeded pages out to swap space.
> That isn't the case now since ramdisks were integrated with the
> buffer cache:

What isn't the case any more?

> $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/use_mem bs=1024 count=20000

On what filesystem is /tmp/use_mem located? What do you want to show?


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