Bug#219528: Random root tmpfs filesystem size.
tag 219528 - patch
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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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>