SUMMARY: Ramdisks for Solaris

From: Chris Kacoroski (
Date: Wed Jan 08 1997 - 17:57:43 CST

According to the net there are no ramdisks for solaris (or unix in
general) because of virtual memory. There is a special memory partition
(man tmpfs) that allows a person to set up a memory based partition (it
uses your swap space), but this is not guaranteed to remain in memory.
One option is to by a solid state disk which would be very fast
( Thanks to the following folks:

Chris "Ski" Kacoroski  "When we try to pick out anything by itself we        find it connected to the entire universe" J. Muir

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