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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

On 25/05/12 11:08, Thomas Goirand wrote:
On 05/25/2012 03:22 PM, Jon Dowland wrote:
How much RAM do you have / how big is your /tmp(fs)? The fact this
caused you trouble suggests to me that they must be very small.

What if we're installing Debian on a very small system, and that we
need operations with big files in /tmp?

Increase your swap? If it is not possible, then your RAM won't help much
neither. If you really have many RAM and less disk, then this is very a specific case and we shouldn't bother making it "a general case".


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