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Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sat Oct 26 11:34:10 PDT 2002


On Sat, 26 Oct 2002 16:19:05 +0000 (UTC)
lfsbill at wlmcs.com (Bill Maltby - LFS Related) wrote:

> Instead, we only have the tmpfs FS overhead, which should all be in
> memory.

If you're lucky and it wasnt paged out to swap...

> But even if swap
> is hit, its overhead to the system is less than a file system.

Except tempfs IS a filesystem.

tempfs is a filesystem backed by swap.
my root fs is a filesystem backed by a disc.

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