Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?

Shamim Shahriar shamim.shahriar at
Thu Sep 15 07:36:07 UTC 2016

On 15 Sep 2016 00:39, "Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions" <
freebsd-questions at> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2016 22:19:54 +0100, RW via freebsd-questions wrote:
> >IIRC with 4 GiB RAM you can have up to 16 GiB of swap, so you could
> >support up to about 19 GiB of tmpfs if you want.
> Ok, but I guess than tmpfs could use the whole memory and cause issues
> with other software running at the same time. It would be nice, if here
> would be a possibility to assign 3 GiB of 4 GiB to tmpfs and if the
> 3 GiB are reached swap should be used. Perhaps it does exist, I might
> be just to lazy to find out.

Yes it does, and yes you are :P
man fstab

All the best

> Regards,
> Ralf
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