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Possible to set size of ram disk? [Resolved]

When I do

yum install MAKEDEV
fdisk -l /dev/ram

I get the that it is 16MB.

I am using MAKEDEV to get a block-device instead of tmpfs.


Is it possible to set it to e.g. 1GB?

Question Credit: Sandra
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Asked July 20, 2019
Posted Under: Network
4 Answers

mkfs -q /dev/ram1 X where X is the size in KB. You'd want 1048576 for 1GB.

credit: Chris S
Answered July 20, 2019

It looks like you're more looking for something like mount -t tmpfs -o size=1024m tmpfs mount_directory

credit: Heis Spiter
Answered July 20, 2019

How can you make a 64gb ram disk . I have samsung evo 860 pro ssd with 540Mbps write and read speed.

How to i create a ram disk with more then 2 gb using the same commands as above

credit: Raghav
Answered July 20, 2019
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