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29 Oct

Mac RAM Disk

Simple enough:

Type the following exactly in the Terminal (the $ represents a bash prompt and is not to be typed):

$ hdid -nomount ram://52428800
$ newfs_hfs /dev/disk1
$ mkdir /tmp/ramdisk1
$ mount -t hfs /dev/disk1 /tmp/ramdisk1

to ditch the RAM disk and unmount it, just type

$ hdiutil detach /dev/disk1

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