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Ram Disk

If you have enough RAM memory in Linux you can create a virtual disk as shown in this video. When you select the virtual disk as swap file the performance gain that can be achieved thanks to parallel disk I/O can be spectacular.

sudo mount -t tmpfs -o size=16g tmpfs /mnt/ramdisk

Note: for safety exit PixInsight before mounting the RAM disk.

Configuration example:

Last Update: 08/08/2015 00:40 UT