/tmp on mfs

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 02:31:05 UTC 2009

2009/10/20 Christopher Hilton <chris at vindaloo.com>:
> Reading the list yesterday I came across a little controversy about swap
> backed /tmp filesystems. I've been using this in my /etc/rc.conf
> tmpmfs="YES"            # Set to YES to always create an mfs /tmp, NO to
> never
> tmpsize="1g"            # Size of mfs /tmp if created
> tmpmfs_flags="-S -o async,noexec"       # Extra mdmfs options for the mfs
> /tmp

Not to butt in (and tangentially, anyway), but noexec on /tmp will cause
"make installworld" to fail.  Or at least, it did last time I tried it
(2005?).  If
you never build world, I guess this is completely unimportant.


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