running freebsd completely from memory : possible?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Dec 14 17:48:55 UTC 2018

Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at> writes:

> hello, is it possible to run freebsd-12 completely from memory?
> basically the system would boot off my 'ssd' and get loaded up fully
> in memory and run from there and only write back to the 'ssd' on
> shutdown.
> my current use-case involves learning to develop under freebsd using
> c89 and i have a quad-core intel i5 at 2.9ghz with 16gib of memory under
> a lenovo thinkpad.
> i don't run a 'gui' and browse the web using lynx and intend to work
> with emails using mailx, fetchmail and sendmail (in a personal user
> configuration).

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