Once upon a time, Brian Wheeler <bdwheele(a)indiana.edu> said:
Um, aren't both of those benefits the same as one would get when
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(a)hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.