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Create a ramdisk for speed

Remember the days in which you created ramdisks in DOS back in the 80s? Well, those days still exist. Debian creates a ramdisk every time you start the operating system and it’s not reserved as an exclusive system function. 251 more words

Auto-create ramdisk when Raspberry Pi or Linux start up

In my previous project, I developed a real-time system, so faster speed for read/write temporary data is necessary. After setting, when Raspberry Pi starts up, a small ramdisk will auto-create. 191 more words

Raspberry Pi

Limit noise from hard disk using RAM (tmpfs) instead

I’m using a laptop, among other things, as alarm clock (included in my -utils general debian package). The hard disk of this laptop is not getting any younger and get noisy while there’s a decent amount of RAM available. 367 more words


check writing speed on a mount

I wanted to compare the writing speed on my ext3 partitioned mount and tmpfs mount in fedora20. So yeah.. dd command did come pretty handy.. 58 more words

General Learning

ESXi Embedded: Sustain Against Complete Loss Of Physical Disk Backing

I recently encountered an issue in my home lab that I’ve not seen before and wanted to share my experiences, as what I learned was really interesting and highlights a value-add of ESXi that isn’t possible with other hypervisors today. 1,138 more words