Linux tmpfs (Was: [OpenAFS] Solaris 10u6: ZFS cache?)

Jason Edgecombe
Thu, 13 Nov 2008 09:39:43 -0500

Harald Barth wrote:
>> On Linux, if you're using tmpfs as the cache, what's the difference
>> between letting the memcache swap out vs a disk cache in tmpfs?
> Does memcache swap out? I was convinced it did not.
I don't believe that it does, but I was asking about the hypothetical
case in which it would allow swapping.