tmpfs question

Scott Silva ssilva at
Sat Apr 12 03:56:29 IST 2008

on 4-11-2008 3:50 PM Kevin Miller spake the following:
> I figured I'd give the tmpfs trick a try.  The wiki says to add this to
> /etc/fstab:
>   none /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming tmpfs defaults 0 0

> I don't see where it assigns a specific amount of ram.  Does it just
> take what it needs?  How do you limit it so the system doesn't start
> swapping?
> Thanks...
> ...Kevin

Have a look in the mount man page for the options.
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