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How to create a ramdisk?

Whether you have SSD with NVME Protocol or good old HDD, It is not going to make you feel superior than your Random Access Memory or RAM.

By creating a ramdisk, you can use your unused memory as a super fast disk space and work with it. I do need to use nginx and for caching, I always go to tmpfs which is filesystem type that typically uses ram. How do I create one?

Processes are –

sudo mkdir /tmp/myramdisk
sudo chmod 777 /tmp/myramdisk

Fstab entry –

myramdisk  /tmp/myramdisk  tmpfs  defaults,size=1G,x-gvfs-show  0  0

Now, every boot, there will be a ramdisk named myramdisk for you. By the way, mount with mount -a

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