Announcement: RapidDisk (rxdsk) 2.8 Stable release

Posted by pkoutoupis on Feb 9, 2013 7:41 PM EST
RapidDisk.org; By Petros Koutoupis
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RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives.

RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives.

I just pushed RapidDisk release 2.8 to the git repo. The changelog can be found here: http://rapiddisk.org/index.php?title=Changelog

The changes include a some minor code cleanup and the removal of an unused and unimplemented caching feature (write-around). I also added support for Linux kernel 3.8. Tested on 3.8-rc7.

While you can clone/pull the latest source from the official git repository (see rapiddisk.org for details), I also posted a tarball of this release to the Sourceforge project site: https://sourceforge.net/projects/rxdsk/

To stay updated, you can follow the RapidDisk Google+ page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/116869691296916480289/posts

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