Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Stephan Feder <sf@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-performance@g.o
Cc: jesse@×××××××××××.net
Subject: [gentoo-performance] Re: tmpfs Questions
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 17:07:53
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] tmpfs Questions by MAL
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. Regards, Stephan -- gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-performance] Re: tmpfs Questions MAL <mal@×××××××.com>