Putting /tmp on a separate volume?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Apr 22 22:36:45 UTC 2006

Gerard Seibert wrote:
> Oliver Iberien wrote:
>> On Saturday 22 April 2006 05:00, freebsd-questions-request at freebsd.org wrote:
>>> But before you do that try setting
>>>   clear_tmp_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf
>>> and
>>>  daily_clean_tmps_enable="YES" in /etc/periodic.conf
>> Thanks -- I am certainly going to try this. I didn't have 
>> an /etc/periodic.conf file, so I created one, and added the lines suggested 
>> in the periodic man page. So, now I have:
>> daily_output=/var/log/daily.log
>> weekly_output=/var/log/weekly.log
>> monthly_output=/var/log/monthly.log
>> daily_show_success=NO
>> daily_show_info=NO
>> daily_show_badconfig=NO
>> daily_clean_tmps_enable="YES"
>> Oliver
> I think you are suppose to copy the /etc/defaults/periodic.conf file to
> /etc/periodic.conf and edit that file. Perhaps someone else might have
> better information though.

No -- it's like rc.conf.  You create an /etc/periodic.conf and put in it
just the changes you make from the defaults in /etc/defaults/periodic.conf



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