Can i use tmpfs to mount /tmp ?
z_axis at 163.com
Mon Sep 6 00:17:22 UTC 2010
thanks for your suggestion!
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/ad4s3a 496M 119M 337M 26% /
devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
/dev/ad4s3e 496M 18M 438M 4% /tmp
/dev/ad4s3f 14G 4.8G 8.4G 37% /usr
/dev/ad4s3d 1.4G 178M 1.1G 14% /var
/dev/ad4s7 30G 3.6G 26G 12% /media/F
/dev/ad4s8 30G 4.1G 24G 15% /media/G
The /dev/ad4s3e is just 496M. so it is not worth for me to modify the
Matthew Seaman-2 wrote:
> On 05/09/2010 07:09:50, zaxis wrote:
>> The /dev/ad4s3e is used for /tmp. Now i want to use tmpfs instead of ufs
>> none /tmp tmpfs size=64M,nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
>> If i can, then how to reuse the space of /dev/ad4s3e ?
> There are two choices.
> Either mount your ad4s3e partition somewhere else as a regular
> filesystem -- you can move the mount point simply by unmounting it,
> editing fstab and then mounting the new partition. Do that before
> mounting your new tmpfs based /tmp, or you'll block access to the whole
> filesystem on ad4s3e. Oh, and 'chmod 755 /new/mountpoint' after you
> move it -- you don't want the /tmp defaults of mode 1777 on a normal
> Or amalgamate the ad4s3e partition with one of the partitions
> neighbouring it on the drive. Use bsdlabel(8) to examine and modify the
> disk-level layout. If you join ad4s3e on to the end of the preceeding
> partition, you can use growfs(8) to expand that partition into the extra
> space. Otherwise you'll have to newfs(8) the expanded partition and
> recover the contents from backup. Either way, this sort of partition
> wrangling operation involves low-level fiddling in the guts of the OS
> and an enhanced potential for things to go horribly wrong, so make sure
> you've got good backups and spend some time planning exactly what you
> are going to do, even down to the extent of writing out all the commands
> you'll need beforehand.
> PS. 64MB is pretty small for a /tmp -- you might want to increase the
> size of your tmpfs.
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
> Flat 3
> PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
> JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
e^(π⋅i) + 1 = 0
View this message in context: http://old.nabble.com/Can-i-use-tmpfs-to-mount--tmp---tp29625711p29627883.html
Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
More information about the freebsd-questions