Subject: Re: Is gcc slow? Or is our gcc slow?
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/1996 11:13:12
Brett Lymn writes:
> According to der Mouse:
> >
> >/tmp has the same problem, it's just that the "wasted" resource is disk
> >space instead of RAM.
> >
> Hmmm personally, I tend to have more disk to "waste" than memory -
> especially since I have ISA cards in my machine.

Everyone here does understand how MFS works, right?

MFS allocates SWAP, not "real" RAM. If your machine runs out of RAM,
the MFS area gets paged out. It isn't "wired" RAM.