October 12, 2011

RXDSK - RapidDisk - Ram Block Device

RXDSK is a project currently in development which is worth checking out and keeping an eye on. It is quiet similar to ZRAM (previously compache) and TMPFS/RAMFS but has some minor differences which renders it more flexible for generic usage. ZXDSK allows for example an export of the ram disk to a physical disk, making it therefore usable as a swap device. According to the developer, LZO is planned to be used as a compression layer, making it therefore quiet similar in this light to ZRAM. ... Read more