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

Alexey I. Froloff raorn at raorn.name
Mon Jun 4 10:50:19 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 02:20:02PM -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> It, in fact, provides proof that this feature is searching for a
> problem. Which applications require gigabytes per second throughput out
> of /tmp?
sort(1) and maybe mock(1) ;-)

> (and your numbers for tmpfs would equal ext4 once you started swapping)
No.  Tried with 2G RAM, 8G swap, 6G tmpfs and 5G file.  Stupid dd
test was 2-3 times faster on tmpfs that ext4.

Regards,    --
Sir Raorn.   --- http://thousandsofhate.blogspot.com/
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