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    SubjectRe: Vramfs: filesystem driver to utilize extra RAM on VGA devices
    On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Jonathan Campbell wrote:
    > one, that today's graphics cards have relatively obscene amounts of RAM on
    > them even if you're not using it. If you're running it as a server and not
    > using it for 3D graphics, why not mount the VRAM on the graphics card as a
    > filesystem and store things there to get some extra space?

    How fast is it? For instance, what are your bonnie++ scores for vramfs vs
    tmpfs vs something on disk?

    It seems like you could at the very least put a swap file on it that's
    faster than one on disk.

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