Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 05-08-2003, 02:25 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0

i have been able to do the trivial task of creating a ramdisk by
mke2fs /dev/ram0
mount /dev/ram0 /mnt/ramdisk

It seems that linux buffers the i/o to this. Since the ramdisk is itself memory,
I would like to find a way to bypass the buffering and write directly to the ramdisk. Does anyone know if this is possible and if so how is it done?
Any help would be appreciated.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RAMDISK: couldn't find valid ramdisk image starting at 0. iotc247 Slackware 10 12-10-2010 03:08 PM
creating a ramdisk runtime from another ramdisk code123 Linux From Scratch 0 10-11-2004 08:59 AM
how to setup ramdisk taoweijia Linux - Software 1 06-30-2004 08:04 PM
Ramdisk wburquhart Linux - Hardware 1 12-22-2003 02:18 PM
ramdisk brav012 Linux - Software 6 01-17-2002 01:10 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:32 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration