To mount a part of the filesystem to a ramdisk add a line to /etc/fstab by hitting Alt-F2 and typing:
Originally Posted by yeehi
Add a line such as:
gksudo gedit /etc/fstab
You can specify a size if you want by adding an option such as "size=512m" instead of "defaults".
none /tmp tmpfs defaults 0 0
Reboot and in a terminal do:
You should see your ramdisk(s) listed.
There's no good reason to use EXT2 IMO. People used to use it on early SSDs that lacked good wear levelling, as it would reduce disk writes, but it's superfluous these days. EXT4 has better features than EXT2, so use that.
BTW, during installation, should any of the partitions be ext 2? Why use that instead of ext4?