tmpfs size recommendations

Marco Obaid marco at MUW.EDU
Thu Jul 24 19:09:39 IST 2003


Below is Julian's response to similar question:

Quoting Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>:

> Use tmpfs and not ramfs and you don't need to worry about it, the OS will
> expand and contract it dynamically for you.
> mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming
> (but obviously put the relevant info into your /etc/fstab so it gets
> mounted at boot-time).


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