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From: MAL <mal@...>
Subject: Re: Re: tmpfs Questions
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 18:12:25 +0100
Stephan Feder wrote:
> MAL wrote:
> 
>>Jesse Jacobs wrote:
>>
>>>I've read about a deadlock condition.
>>>What would constitute a oversive tmpfs?
>>>I thought anything unable to be allocated would be paged out to swap.
>>
>>No, if you run out of tmpfs, that's it.. you're out of disk space.. it
>>wont use swap to emulate disk space.
> 
> ...
> 
> Not true. tmpfs lives in virtual memory, not physical memory only.

Sorry, badly researched... either way, that's not going to aid 
performance at all.. actual file access is going to be faster than 
file->tmpfs->swap.

MAL


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