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Re: reading an empty directory after reboot is very slow

On 2015-04-15 09:32:24 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015, at 23:18, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Can't disk caching be as fast as tmpfs (or almost)?
> Never subestimate the needs of a persistent filesystem to care for
> metadata and data safety, unless it has an "eatmydata" mount option
> or something to that effect.

Yes, such a mount option would be useful. Or alternatively tmpfs should
be able to get some specific swap space on disk (this swap space would
be used *only* for tmpfs, not for the main memory).

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