Re: Idea: mount /tmp to tmpfs depending on free space and RAM
* Wouter Verhelst (email@example.com) [120607 16:06]:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 07:00:52PM +0300, Serge wrote:
> > 2012/6/1 Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > > So tmpfs would basically never be used despite the benefits.
> > Well, nobody named the benefits yet.
> - It speeds things up, especially on systems with loads of RAM and no
> swapspace: whenever there's a possibility of disk access, no matter
> how remote, you risk slowing things down due to that disk access.
> Reducing disk access for things that don't need to be stored forever
> is *good*.
For example, at least one debian buildd runs all the builds completly
in a ramdisk. Why not?