Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Sep 15 09:34:37 UTC 2016
On Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:27:57 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>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
>>> >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 ...
This should red "uncomment" :D.
>[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
>2 /dev/sda11 /mnt/music ext3
>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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