tmpfs question

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Apr 12 10:36:27 IST 2008

Kevin Miller wrote:
> 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?
It just takes what it needs. You don't need to limit it, it will work it 
all out for itself.


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