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From: "Chris Friesen" <cfriesen@nortel.com>
To: Bodo Eggert <7eggert@gmx.de>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, jeffschroeder@computer.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use tmpfs for rootfs v2
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 14:52:01 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <48F7A971.3040500@nortel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LSU.0.999.0810161936590.5051@be1.lrz>

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?

Chris

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-16 20:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-16 12:03 [PATCH] use tmpfs for rootfs Bodo Eggert
2008-10-16 13:10 ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2008-10-16 17:35   ` Bodo Eggert
2008-10-16 17:39   ` [PATCH] use tmpfs for rootfs v2 Bodo Eggert
2008-10-16 20:52     ` Chris Friesen [this message]
2008-10-16 22:45       ` Bodo Eggert
2008-10-16 21:03     ` Jeff Schroeder
2008-10-16 22:53       ` Bodo Eggert
2008-10-17 11:16       ` [PATCH] use tmpfs for rootfs v3 Bodo Eggert
2008-10-19 18:12         ` Mike Frysinger
2008-10-20 18:13           ` Bodo Eggert
2008-10-22 19:03             ` Mike Frysinger

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