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Re: [opensuse-factory] Proposal: /tmp as tmpfs


On 2020-07-17 13:12, Carlos E. R. wrote:
Methinks it would be nice to have a daemon that would assign
a dedicated memory cache to a directory, fixed size. Kind of mmap.
A mount option, perhaps. The files would be accessed in ram if small,
but remain on disk.

I think such kind of "daemon" already exists
and is already active all the time:
It is the kernel's buffer cache.

Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
Maxfeldstr. 5 - 90409 Nuernberg - Germany
(HRB 36809, AG Nuernberg) GF: Felix Imendoerffer

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