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Re: Oh no, not partitioning again!

On Thu, 03 Feb 2011, PMA wrote:
> But two items puzzle me:
> /srv	I gather this is important to have, but I have yet
>          to find anything *in* it.  Will Squeeze put stuff in
>          there if I haven't expressly told it too?

No, it won't put stuff in there.

> /tmp  As a rule of thumb -- i.e., special considerations
>          notwithstanding -- what do you think of making
>          this the same size as /var?

I leave it on /, and ask the initscripts to mount a tmpfs of 1GB (or even
less) on top.  See attached file (/etc/default/tmpfs).  Edit to fit your
system and needs.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh
# SHM_SIZE sets the maximum size (in bytes) that the /dev/shm tmpfs can use.
# If this is not set then the size defaults to the value of TMPFS_SIZE
# if that is set; otherwise to the kernel's default.
# The size will be rounded down to a multiple of the page size, 4096 bytes.

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