I have thousands and thousand of small cache files that I don't want
to be written to the disk, and if I create a traditional RAM disk in
OS X there is a lot of overhead, cause the filesystem will cache all
Does anyone know if there is a tmpfs-like filesystem for OS X?
Slightly OT, since I believe these tools don't exist in Darwin...
Checkout the manpage for hdid(8):
hdid -nomount ram://<sectors>
will attach a ram disk that can be mounted and used after
being formatted with a newfs utility or Disk Utility.app.
A sector is 512 bytes.
A small shell script to create and mount a ram disk:
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