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Petros Koutoupis edited this page Aug 8, 2022 · 17 revisions

Welcome to the Official RapidDisk Project Wiki

An open source enhanced Linux RAM disk module. This Wiki is intended to serve as a source for RapidDisk related materials which includes installation, setup, configuration, and troubleshooting guides.


While other distribution may and will work, the RapidDisk collection is officially tested and supported on the following operating system distributions:


The majority of data integrity testing and benchmarking was accomplished using the fio test utility. Also byte level data volume contents were closely examined via the native hexdump utility and invoked:

$ hexdump -Cv /dev/rd0 | less

Additional information

This project is licensed under the General Public License (GPL) Version 2.0 (v2). Therefore it is open to contribution from its community of users. If you have any questions or concerns surrounding this project, please do not hesitate to contact me at devel AT petroskoutoupis DOT com.


I wanted to extend a thank you to all those who have contributed to the RapidDisk project by submitting patches for various things or by helping test code fixes. The list is as follows:

  • James Plummer of Stratus Technologies
  • Gustaf Ullberg
  • Dmitry Trikoz of Stratus Technologies
  • Neo
  • Efstathiou Efstathios
  • Marcel Huber
  • Steven Rudolph
  • Oliver Rath
  • Scott McGillivray
  • Boian Berberov
  • Shub77
  • Matteo Tenca
  • betawaffle

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