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SubjectRe: ramdisk/tmpfs/ramfs/memfs ?
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On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, eccesys@topmail.de wrote:
>> > tmpfs is basically ramfs with limits.
>> >
>>
>> ... and swappable.
>>
>> -hpa
>
> Hmmm and what's shmfs? Precedessor of tmpfs?

Yes.

> I even cant remember which one I use for /tmp ;-)

You can mount tmpfs also with type "shm" for compatibility. Type "shm"
will be marked as obsolete in 2.5

Greetings
Christoph


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