On Sat, 10 Oct 2009 19:43:25 -0700 (PDT) Richard Mahlerwein <mahle...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Sat, 10/10/09, RW <rwmailli...@googlemail.com> wrote: > > >But it wouldn't actually be a ram disk, that's just just a misnomer > >that people, who ought to know better, are throwing around. It > >would probably be tmpfs. > > Correction (or at least correction to precision) noted. I'd still > rather use it as RAM the regular way. :) You can't, there is no "regular way", it's not 1975 anymore: http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/wiki/ArchitectNotes If you allocate 1.5 x RAM to swap, your system will grind to a halt long before you half-fill it with conventional paging, so you might as well allow tmpfs to use a substantial amount to back /tmp. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"