Action required: Rawhide: /tmp is now on tmpfs

Chris Adams cmadams at
Sat Jun 2 17:25:23 UTC 2012

Once upon a time, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at> said:
> Am 02.06.2012 04:08, schrieb Jesse Keating:
> > The useless 2G file will get swapped out, not important things that are actively being used in ram
> it does not matter WHAT get swapped out
> from the moment on the system starts to swap performance sucks

With /tmp-on-storage, that 2G file would have already caused a large
amount of I/O; it is the same 2G being written on to the same storage,
whether a /tmp filesystem or swap.

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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