[ILUG] /tmp not cleared on reboot
curtorkar at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 14:12:09 GMT 2006
We have a couple of systems mostly Suse having /tmp mounted as tmpfs as to
increase the /tmp space we just have to add more swap space. But I did not
realise that clearing of /tmp on reboot is anyway associated with it.
On 11/30/06, paul at clubi.ie <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
> Hi Walter,
> Have a look at /etc/cron.daily/tmpwatch and 'man tmpwatch'.
> The default seems to be 240 hours, change to whatever suits. If you
> want to have it guaranteed that /tmp is cleared on reboot, mount
> /tmp/ as a tmpfs volume. Put something like:
> tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,size=xM 0 0
> in /etc/fstab, changing the x in size=xM to be the size in MiB you
> want it to be. Make sure you have at least that much swap available.
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
> The man who runs may fight again.
> -- Menander
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