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    SubjectRe: faster boots?
    On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    > On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, David Lang wrote:
    >
    > > watch out for the write cycle limits of your flash. they're pretty low
    > > power (at least compared to anything mechanical) but if you're not careful
    > > you can go through their write capability pretty fast.
    > >
    > > David Lang
    > >
    > >
    > >
    >
    > Upon boot, you can mount a ram-disk off from /tmp. That will reduce
    > the activity when using the usual editors, vi, vim, emacs, and pico,
    > which all create temp files on /tmp.

    yes, you also need to mount the flash with noatime. even then you want to
    be careful about things like autosave.

    David Lang
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