Subject: Re: MFS vs TMPFS
To: thilo <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/06/2005 09:25:08
On Wed, 05 Oct 2005 20:45:16 +1000
thilo <> wrote:

> Is there any advantage of tmpfs if I need mfs to boot the
> root-filesystem?
> (at least I can reuse mfs in /tmp later on)

I believe that its expected if tmpfs is 'better' then it will become
able to manage the boot/root fs dependency in the kernel.

Why wouldn't you make the transition? If its VFS abstracted, isn't it
all the same thing in the end?