memory based filesystem / ramdisk

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue May 27 11:01:41 PDT 2003

"Thomas Weber" <thomas at> writes:

> how can i create and mount a memory based filesystem? I've read the
> handbook, but i think i am too stupid to understand it.....
> I only want to create a ramdisk, with for example 16MB in size, and mount it
> to some directory.

man md

If you're doing it for speed, you're probably wasting your time.  
The normal buffering will give you faster responses in most cases.

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