Best kind of hard drive for heavy use?
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Thu Sep 15 13:09:10 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
> man fstab
There's no such thing, you can specify the maximum size of a tmpfs,
but not how much is kept in RAM. It doesn't matter though, because the
VM system will handle it better than a simple limit.
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