What is ramdisk and How ramdisks can be created in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Issue

  • What is ramdisk ?
  • Where can ramdisk be used ?
  • What are the benefits of using ramdisk ?
  • How can I test to see if I am currently using ramdisks?
  • How do I create ramdisks in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
  • How do I change the size of ramdisks created in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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