How to put a file in RAM (Was : Re: Clear the computer's memory?)

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Thu Mar 30 21:37:34 UTC 2006


Kenneth P. Turvey wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> 

Is there a way you can configure gpg to get rid of these annoying inline 
signatures and generate the signature as a mime attachment instead?

> 
> Use tmpfs for /tmp, then just copy the movie to /tmp before viewing it.  
> 

tmpfs is not really a ram drive because it is swappable.

If you just want to precache a large file before doing something else 
with it, use the readahead-list command.





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