relocating /tmp to other media
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 7 19:08:37 GMT 2005
On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 01:54:29PM -0500, Dave wrote:
> I'm trying to run bitdefender on a 5.4 system. It works fine up until /
> fills up, i'm having it scan a 40 gb smb mounted windows share and when /
> fills specifically /tmp bitdefender cores out. My / filesystem on this box
> is i believe either 130mb or 256mb, and this issue does not occur when
> scanning a 20 gb drive. I was wondering if it's possible to relocate /tmp
> to other media ramdisk, tmpfs, or the like?
If you have a partition with enough space (e.g. /usr); Create a
directory /usr/tmp. Drop into single user mode and move everything from
/tmp to /usr/tmp. Remove /tmp, and create a symlink /tmp to /usr/tmp.
R.F.Smith (http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/) Please send e-mail as plain text.
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