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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useful

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 03:50:31PM +0300, Serge wrote:
> /tmp on tmpfs won't help in that case. You do not reduce number of disk
> writes, you just move them to other directories. As you suggested, all
> the programs will still use files i.e. in /var/tmp. Or they'll write to
> swap if tmpfs is large enough. Or they'll just break, if it's small.
Why do you assume tmpfs contents is always written to the swap?


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