will using a tmpfs limit the available ram for usage by programs
for example can i use 5gb of my ram for programs and have a 4gb tmpfs at 50% capacity with 8gb ram, without using 1gb of swap space
When I use the TMPFS set for /var/cache and I reboot the computer and then once the computer has booted back into the Ubuntu 13.10 and login and goto run the Ubuntu Software Center it loads for about 2 seconds and then crashes out.
My System is a
1 x OCZ-SSD Drive 120GB BOOT Drive, With trim enabled in OS
1 X WD-HDD Drive 250GB User Drive