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SubjectRe: Idea about a disc backed ram filesystem
>> I am a bit puzzled.  How is your idea different in use than the current
>> caching system that the kernel already applies to reads of all block
>>...
>
>The idea was simply born to have a fast tmpfs but with the safety of permanent
>data storage in case of reboots/crashes without user level app modification.
>

When do you want to write to disk?
Anytime? That would impact on the "fast" attribute, in which case
you don't need ramfs.
Not anytime? Potential loss of data.
Hm.


Jan Engelhardt
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