Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Nov 11 10:43:56 PST 2010

Em Quinta-feira, 11 de Novembro de 2010, às 19:22:33, Nicolas Mailhot 
> Le jeudi 11 novembre 2010 à 00:18 +0100, Thiago Macieira a écrit :
> > On Wednesday, 10 de November de 2010 22:17:40 Ryan Lortie wrote:
> > > /tmp is also often used to store "largeish" things like downloads in
> > > progress.
> > 
> > I've had /tmp in tmpfs for over 4 years now and I barely ever needed it
> > extended. I think the only app that did need it was the VMWare Server,
> > because it used a file in /tmp as swap memory. So from experience, tmpfs
> > /tmp works just fine for normal use.
> Some big proprietary apps (O****e) have gigs of /tmp as installation
> requirement

I usually don't have many gigs free in my root filesystem either. In fact, my 
tmpfs has more free space (1.7 GB vs 4 GB).

Sysadmins who are installing such big proprietary apps usually have a clue and 
know how to edit /etc/fstab.

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