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Bug 13265 - edit to /etc/init.d/fasttmp
Summary: edit to /etc/init.d/fasttmp
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Core system (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Martin Schlemmer (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-01-04 17:41 UTC by ctbarret
Modified: 2003-04-27 12:11 UTC (History)
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Description ctbarret 2003-01-04 17:41:01 UTC
I found this thread today ( and
noticed the script posted for mounting the tmp directories as tmpfs.  Definitely
practical and elegant, but I would suggest editing the directory names to
something like /.fasttmp/maintmp/vartmp  ... just on the _very_ _very_ remote
possibility that a file would be written to /tmp under a subdirectory named var
and then matches up with a file in /var/tmp.  I know it's really obscure, but
hey - you never know, right?
Comment 1 Josh Goebel 2003-01-04 22:12:13 UTC
I posted an easy fix to this in the thread, but I really see it as much of a
Comment 2 Martin Schlemmer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-01-07 13:48:00 UTC
I think this is an personal issue.  I just mount /var/tmp/portage as tmpfs,
and be done with it.
Comment 3 Martin Schlemmer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-04-27 12:11:41 UTC
Like I said, personal preference.