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Re: i-ram vs. tmpfs (was: Re: Mail clustering)



Am 2007-04-04 23:50:00, schrieb Andy Smith:
> On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 07:10:30PM -0400, Matt Cuttler wrote:
> > OTOH, it'd be interesting to see how this i-ram card would perform as
> > swap space
> 
> If you have 4G of RAM to put in an i-RAM then why would you use it
> as swap?  If your machine swaps, use the 4G as real RAM!

And IF your mainboard can only handel 8 GByte of memory?
Most singel-CPU server mainboards handel not more then 8 GByte
(I think it is only 4 GByte)

> I'd say the killer application for i-RAM is something like holding
> external journals of other filesystems.

:-)

Thanks, Greetings and nice Day
    Michelle Konzack
    Systemadministrator
    Tamay Dogan Network
    Debian GNU/Linux Consultant


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