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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

* Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> [2006-09-16 19:42]:

> It has been pointed out to me in  http://bugs.debian.org/387699
> that syvinit is going to move /var/run to a tmpfs to solve a long-standing
> issue, having some place to store state information before partitions
> are checked and mounted. (I do not know how they are going to handle
> the fact that /var/run is needed before /var is mounted, mount --move
> requires kernel 2.6 afaict.)
I prefere to have this optional, propably defaulting to yes as I don't
want to waste a single byte for /var/run or /var/lock on low memory
systems (which run 2.4 for the smaller memory footprint) so I can still
change it without manual intervention.

yours Martin
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