Re: Idea: mount /tmp to tmpfs depending on free space and RAM
BjÃ¸rn Mork <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> writes:
>> [BjÃ¸rn Mork]
>>> I'd like to add another one:
>>> - a tmpfs is always easy to grow without requiring any special
>>> preparations. Just add more swap. The swap could be on different
>>> disks, and could even be files hosted on other file systems.
>> This sound very similar to what I am doing already with LVM and online
>> file system growing. A simple 'lvresize' and 'ext2resize' (or just
>> debian-edu-fsautoresize for those of us with that tool available)
>> later the full file systems have more free space again. :)
>> Did I misunderstand you?
> No, but those require LVM and available raw disk space. Swap can always
> be added without any such preparation.
And tmpfs is the only filesystem you can also shrink again.