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Re: Idea: mount /tmp to tmpfs depending on free space and RAM

On Wed, 13 Jun 2012, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-06-13 at 09:22 +0200, Bjørn Mork wrote:
> > > Since tmpfs+swap is mostly slower than regular filesystem
> > 
> > And the world is flat.
> Well... if you actually do have to swap, the I/O pattern is currently
> not very efficient.  See <http://lwn.net/Articles/500198/>.

Yes, and fixing that for good would give us an entirely new world of
benefits.  But it is also a damn hard problem, or it'd have been fixed a
long time ago...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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