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Work around Photoshop's 3GB RAM limit
Authored by: bkpr on Jul 18, '08 02:47:49PM

I'm very interested in this hint! However, I don't know much (read: anything) about the command line. What would be very handy for me, is a short step-by-step on creating a RAM Disk in this way. I understand this might be time consuming, so I've a few questions that will hopefully enlighten me…

As I picture it, this hint will create a new mounted disk on my desktop, which I can then assign PShop to use as a scratch disk instead of my second HD.

1. Does Disk Utility have a 'RAM Disk' format option, or do I need to select a different format option to create it?
2. After creating the RAM disk with the command line, what does the disk look/act like (before formatting with Disk Utility)?
3. If the final RAM Disk is unmountable, and disappears upon restart, is there a script of some sort that I can use to create/mount it again with a single click, or better still, run automatically at start up? (I have no idea what 'manpage' means :S )


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