Re: [PATCH] use tmpfs for rootfs v2

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 16:52:32 EST

Bodo Eggert wrote:

Having tmpfs as the root filesystem allows you to get rid of the now unused ramfs and free some kernel memory. On my system, that's about 5198 bytes compared to having a ramfs root.

If you're not using swap, I assume the memory usage of tmpfs and ramfs would be identical?

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