Booting problems again

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Sat Feb 13 20:06:43 PST 2010


On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 14:04 -0600, Mike McCarty wrote:
> partitions. Like, /var, /tmp, /usr/local, /home are all
> good candidates for being separate partitions. I like
> for /tmp to be in a separate partition from /home, so
> a user program which fills up /home/some-user/... doesn't
> make /tmp also full, causing a system halt.

With a by-the-book LFS setup, /tmp is a tmpfs mount - an in-memory
filesystem that's thrown away on shutdown/reboot.

Simon.
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