Re: Moving /tmp to tmpfs makes it useless
Salvo Tomaselli <email@example.com> writes:
>> If anyone wants to experience that then write out some GB of data over
>> NFS. After a short while processes will hang while others keep running.
> True, that's what i was saying.
> But if there is not enough memory, it's not only one process that will hang.
> It's everything.
> So i think that adding pressure on the RAM, which is absolutely not as
> aboundant as disk space is a mistake, for a generic configuration.
> If you know that you aren't going to hit that high memory allocation then..
> free to use tmpfs.
Doesn't matter if the pressure is from IO to a disk based filesystem or
IO to tmpfs. They both go to the same buffer cache anyway.