Action required: Rawhide: /tmp is now on tmpfs

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Fri Jun 1 22:05:51 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 22:13 +0200, Matej Cepl wrote: 
> On 01/06/12 15:27, Brian Wheeler wrote:
> > And how is a random user supposed to know this?
> He is not and he doesn't have to know it. I have been using for couple 
> of years /tmp on tmpfs, just with
> tmpfs    /tmp    tmpfs   defaults,nosuid,nodev 0 0
> and aside from a situation when I tried to save couple of giga large 
> move file there (which got my system to an interesting state of system 
> load 25 before it finally decided that there is not enough space on 
> /tmp) I have never encounter any issues. Notice how weird requirements 
> Mirek did on the system.

But that is a pretty bad situation isn't it? And it really is not so
rare situation unless users would really know not to do that.

Tomas Mraz
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                                              Turkish proverb

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