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Re: /run vs /var/run

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 07:40:24PM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> Yes, we are talking about a few pages in swap space at most.

It's 55 pages (220k) on this machine (368k on ext3). And it's a simple
desktop with not much running state.

> And I am not sure if "not used" is valid here, since symlinks and
> sockets would be in memory even if they are not used be constant directory
> reads/stats in /var/run, methinks.
I don't have any symlinks under /var/run. Bound sockets do consume
kernel memory; the extra VM usage in case of tmpfs is orthogonal to that.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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