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Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?

On Wed, 2003-03-12 at 09:32, Anthony Towns wrote:
> AIUI, tmpfs, if supported in the kernel, lets you not choose a default
> size, and will just grow or shrink as appropriate. (As opposed to ramdisks,
> which would need ext2resize or similar invoked)

Another very important feature of tmpfs (which ramfs lacks) is
that its contents can be swapped out.  That makes its RAM
usage less of a worry, notably in the "ln -s /run /var/run"
case.  See /usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt .

Thomas Hood <jdthood0@yahoo.co.uk>

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