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Re: Ramdisk on Etrax



On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Johan Adolfsson wrote:
> Why not use the existing /tmp/ directory which is a ramdisk?

Yes do that, or at least make it a ramfs/tmpfs filesystem. Ramdisks using 
ext2 on ram block devices just waste memory and complexity.

/BW

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <fjrg_cesinel@xxxxxxx.com>
> To: <dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 17:21
> Subject: Ramdisk on Etrax
> 
> 
> > Hello, I'm Francisco,
> >
> >    I'm making a program to Axis Etrax 100LX which is writing and reading a file on flash continuously.
> > I know that I can damage the flash memory and I'm trying to create a ramdisk to work with the file. I can do it on
> a PC with Linux, but not with the board, because I use  "mke2fs" file and axis' linux distribution doesn't have it.
> >
> > The process, witch i'm doing to create the ramdisk on PC
> >
> >    mke2fs /dev/ram 2048
> >    mkdir /mnt/ramdisk
> >    mount -t ext2 /dev/ram /mnt/ramdisk
> >
> >
> > How can I create a ramdisk in Axis Etrax 100LX??????
> >
> >   thank you,
> >                 Francisco
> >
>