putting "/tmp" to memory
naylor.b.david at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 21:13:58 UTC 2011
On Monday 24 January 2011 14:52:05 Jerry wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:18:21 +0000
> RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> articulated:
> > I have
> > tmpfs /tmp tmpfs rw,size=4280000000
> > I would suggest you don't use tmpmfs="YES" in rc.conf unless you are
> > being very conservative with a production server. tmpfs is nominally
> > experimental, but it seems to be very stable, and it's much more
> > memory efficient than md devices.
> On a FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE, I have the following:
> cat /etc/fstab | grep -i "tmpfs"
> tmpfs /tmp tmpfs rw,mode=01777 0 0
> It works very well and I have not noticed any problems whatsoever.
I have noticed that editors/openoffice.org-3 will fail to build if /tmp is
tmpfs. Other than that it has been stable for me.
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