Re: shmem or swapfs? was: [Patch] make shm filesystem part configurable

Christoph Rohland (
13 Jan 2001 17:51:56 +0100

David Ford <> writes:

> Hmm, ok, what are the activities that use this other than shm?

You can e.g. use it for your /tmp filesystem. there seem to be some
people out there which used ramfs for that...

What do you think about "vmfs"? This probably reflects its nature
better than swapfs.


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