I've been curious lately about the various Linux kernel memory based filesystems. Note: As far as I'm concerned, the questions below should be considered more or less optional when compared with a ...
The distribution is an Ubuntu server running the 2.6.35-30 Linux kernel. I would like to have a directory that sits completely in memory. Is this possible without root privileges?
What sets the size of the tmpfs? (On my machine it resides in /dev/shm) I can see its entry in /etc/fstab, but no notation of its size. When checking with df -h, it seems to be half the size of the ...
I'm using tmpfs for my /tmp directory. How can I make the computer decide to swap out the files inside the /tmp before swapping out anything that is being used by applications? Basically the files ...
When a daemon is executed, is the executable copied to memory? If so, can it be copied encrypted? If not, is there a way to prevent the executable from being copied to memory? The executable is ...