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Re: RFD: use transient /var/run (tmpfs) or not?

> On Tuesday 21 September 2004 13.37, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> [directories in /var/run]
> > startup scripts in /etc/rc?.d run as root and have privileges to
> > mkdir/chown/chmod the directory.

On 21.09 17:19, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> There is a tendency to do everything at boot for convenience of the users 
> running half their system off ramdisks.
> Personally, I don't like that at all, as it slows down the boot process 
> unnecessarily, running checks that are unnecessary to run for 95% of the 
> installations.

I don't think that slows the system much, as long as the stat() and mkdir
are done on tmpfs in this case, and the test binary is probably cached
And using those files can fasten the system a bit.
Matus UHLAR - fantomas, uhlar@fantomas.sk ; http://www.fantomas.sk/
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