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Bug#219528: Random root tmpfs filesystem size.

tag 219528 - patch

(i hope i got it right, it's the first time i use control@b.d.o. Is it
ok to CC the bug report ?)

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 05:15:08AM +0100, Jeremie Koenig wrote:
> I think the limit should be set manually (as documented in
> /usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt), with something like :
> 	mount -t tmpfs -o size=100M tmpfs mnt
> It worked for me (using the netboot image -- i still got out of RAM, and
> the menu was killed by the kernel, but I got a bit further ;)
> Hope this helps,

I now realize this doesn't help, as some architectures still use linux
2.2, which doesn't have tmpfs. As a consequence we can't just use the
"tmpfs" name and use options that don't apply everywhere.

I'll produce a better fix, such as grepping /proc/filesystems.

Jeremie Koenig <sprite@sprite.fr.eu.org>

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