[HEADS-UP] Rawhide: /tmp is now on tmpfs

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Fri Jun 1 15:46:14 UTC 2012

Once upon a time, Brian Wheeler <bdwheele at indiana.edu> said:
> Um, aren't both of those benefits the same as one would get when using 
> ext4's delayed allocation?

Delayed allocation still has to flush metadata changes to storage
regularly as well as possibly read metadata from storage to find
available inodes, while tmpfs only has to touch storage under pressure
from high RAM utilization.

Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
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