[WBEL-users] Changing ram disk size
Tue, 7 Sep 2004 21:17:02 +0100
Thanks for that, I found out about tmpfs a couple of hours ago and I am now
doing it and it works perfectly for me.
Again many thanks
> >I am trying to increase the ram disk size to 512mb
> Yikes! Is there some specific reason you're doing this? Can you use
> tmpfs, which only uses the RAM needed, and immediately frees it when not
> For example, to remove minor irritation with VMWare and /var/run, I have
> the following in /etc/fstab:
> none /var/run tmpfs defaults 1
> Which you can see here:
> $ df -h
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/md0 91G 84G 2.8G 97% /
> /dev/hda1 251M 23M 216M 10% /boot
> none 504M 56K 504M 1% /var/run
> none 504M 0 504M 0% /dev/shm
> Hmmmm.... time to offload some stuff out of my ~ dir.
> Anyhow, you can play with this via:
> $ mount tmpfs <dir> -t tmpfs
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