[Herts] Making a ramdisk for linux

David Honour thegoatee at tiscali.co.uk
Fri May 15 06:16:46 UTC 2009

Thanks for this, i was gonna end up searching for it anyway, it is
recommended that you put jack audio's temp files in a ramdisk, but
mount it at /tmp/jack (I think).

Sorry I couldn't be there weds.

On Thu, 14 May 2009 12:00:49 +0000
"local.linux" <local.linux at jumpstation.co.uk> wrote:

> You can create a disk in the RAM and then use it like any other disk
> (of course it does not survive reboots).
> simplest usage takes 50% of your ram.
> mkdir /mnt/ramdisk && mount -t tmpfs none /mnt/ramdisk 
> more complex example can be tweaked.
> mount -t tmpfs -o size=1G,nr_inodes=10k,mode=0700 tmpfs /space
> (wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TMPFS)
> rob
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