I seem to be missing something here. "read/write to ROM"? For atQuote:(DroneBlues) writes:
> . . . . RAM is the main memory
>in accessing apps and a partitioned RAM DRIVE by-passes any cache, it
>the ultimate cache. The reason for RAM DRIVES is that the application
>itself is stored in internal memory rather than having to be read from
>ROM. A disk cache uses ROM space as RAM and cannot be compared to a
>DRIVE which consists entirely of physical RAM and is many times
>The type of cache you are speaking of still must read/write to ROM to
>access the information because the app itself is still located in ROM.
>Also, a RAM cache will store info on-the-fly in RAM once it has
>it from the hard drive as long as there is enough memory allocated to
>so; . . . .
least the last 15 years I have been convinced "ROM" stood for "Read
Only Memory". Is this different on a Mac? Please inform me.
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