[Novalug] Still a Problem: re: full root partition problem
plarsen at famlarsen.homelinux.com
Sat Oct 18 11:46:10 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 16:55 -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > I have not found any temp files that might have been left behind by an
> > incomplete backup. More . . .
> Hold on. Were you serious that you have /tmp actually on your hard
> drive instead of as a ramdisk? Because everything probably goes
> into /tmp and is cached there before writing to disk.
My /tmp is usually around 3-4 GB large. RAM disk really isn't an option.
So I've never used tmpfs for that reason. I have a daily job that cleans
out old tmp files instead (tmpwatch). Works pretty well for me.
Peter Larsen <plarsen at famlarsen.homelinux.com>
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