Re: Ramdisk > 8Mb
On 4 Nov 1997, Brederlow wrote:
> I tried to set up a ramdisk of 40 MB, which didn't work.
> mke2fs /dev/ram1 16384 (or bigger) gives erros.
> mke2fs /dev/ram1 8192 works.
For ramdisks greater than 4092K you need to pass
`ramdisk_size' to the kernel. This works for me:
LILO boot: Linux ramdisk_size=40960
If you use ramdisk as a module, you should do:
# modprobe rd rd_size=40960
(or include `rd_size' in /etc/conf.modules).
BTW, this is described in `Documentation/ramdisk.txt' in the
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