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Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless

Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:

>I think having / and /tmp share the same file system is a bad idea,
>because then writing lots of stuff to /tmp would potentially fill up
>root file system (that typically also includes /var) and then cause a
>lot of breakage.

no, by default ext3/4 reserves 5% of the disk space for root user. so a regular user cannot fill up a partition

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