Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Sep 15 09:30:14 UTC 2016
On Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:36:04 +0100, Shamim Shahriar wrote:
>On 15 Sep 2016 00:39, "Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions" <
>freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> 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
I will take a look at freebsd man fstab soon. However, on Linux it
doesn't work if I have much swap and comment out the fstab line ...
[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ cat /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information
# <file system> <dir> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
# UUID=f386221b-fc9c-434b-b4e7-b3b1b97be8aa LABEL=archlinux
/dev/sda9 / ext3 rw,relatime,data=ordered 0 1
/dev/sdb7 none swap defaults 0 0
#/dev/sda10 none swap defaults,pri=-2 0 0
/dev/sda10 none swap defaults 0 0
#/dev/sda11 /mnt/music ext3 noatime,defaults 0 2
#/dev/sdb12 /home/music ext4 noatime,defaults 0 2
/dev/sda11 /mnt/music ext3 defaults,noatime 0 2
/dev/sdb12 /home/music ext4 defaults,noatime 0 2
#tmpfs /tmp tmpfs nodev,nosuid,size=3G 0 0
... and on Linux man fstab isn't very helpful. Btw. the default on
Linux is half of the RAM, in my case 1.9 GiB, even without the fstab
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