Creating a RAM Disk
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 2
This has three parameters. If no parameters are used you get the defaults.
rd_nr : Maximum number of brd devices
rd_size : Size of each RAM disk in kbytes.
max_part : Maximum number of partitions per RAM disk
For example if you want one 1GB RAM Disk that can have two partitions you would use:
modprobe brd rd_size=1024000 max_part=2 rd_nr=1
The RAM Disk will then be in /dev/ram*
You can then partition it as needed up to the max number of partitions.
Then put a file system on it and mount it and your ready to use your RAM Disk.
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- Creation Date: 09-May-2013
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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