setantae at submonkey.net
Wed Aug 13 11:38:15 PDT 2003
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 11:32:53AM -0700, Joshua Oreman wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:58:29PM -0000 or thereabouts, mbaki at whywire.net wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm trying to setup /var on a mermory file system on Freebsd 5.1, any good documents that will
> > help me, it's my first time.
> Don't set up /var on MFS, it holds stuff that has to be preserved across reboots.
> To set up /tmp on a MFS (for this one boot), do like so:
> # mv /tmp /tmp.old
> # mkdir /tmp
Don't forget to add the sticky bit here:
# chmod 1777 /tmp
> # MD=`mdconfig -a -t swap -s XXXm` # replace XXXm with size
> # newfs /dev/$MD
> # mount /dev/$MD /tmp
> # unset MD
> It will disappear when the system goes down.
To have it reappear on boot, add the following to your /etc/fstab:
md /tmp mfs rw,nosuid,async,noatime,nosymfollow,nodev,-s=524288 0 0
You may want to change the options and size.
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