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Old 07-01-2011, 10:44 PM   #1
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Cache file's name and HD position


Hi!
I've searched and couldn't find.

I'd like to improve my computer's performance by storing files' system location (e.g.: /home/user/speech.odt) and HD position (head, sector, etc) and do the computer use that info from ram memory.

I have a directory with several files and when I cd and ls it, it takes a while to the computer answer me. Plus, it would return immidiate find results.

Is there a way of doing that?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 07-01-2011, 11:39 PM   #2
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Realistically you probably want to buy an SDD drive rather than
holding your files in RAM. Why? Because you'd lose your changes
in a power failure.

If you really want to go ahead w/ "caching"... how much RAM do
you have, how big is e.g., your home (or the sum total of files
you wish to access).


Cheers,
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