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Re: Symlinking /home and /tmp with bsdinstaller to save space

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 22:34:39 +0100

On Wednesday, 24. November 2004 22:11, George Georgalis wrote:
> >> /
> >> swap
> >> /var
> >> /usr
> >>
> >> then symlink
> >>
> >> /var/tmp
> >
> >This ought to be on permanent storage.
> Yes, I generally don't put any partitions in a memory filesystem.
> There may be specialty applications where it would be desirable.
> And indeed, I do sometimes mount a temporary ram filesystem, for
> archive extraction/build. That can be a lot quicker then extracting
> and writing on one disk, but I nuke the memory filesystem when done
> because how much available ram helps a running system performance.

i don't think there is much of a difference whether the system swaps 
out/flushes data of a memory filesystem or cached data of a "real" 
filesystem... except, of course, that a memfs eats swap


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