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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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