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Re: pm-utils for F8 and Advanced power management



On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 5:29 AM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 srcf ucam org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 06:32:16AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
>
>> Putting syslog on tmpfs by default and limiting the total size to something
>> like 5MB would be something to evaluate for the default desktop.
>
> I looked into this, and we're not actually doing too badly - our syslogd
> doesn't fsync() after every log entry. I'm broadly in favour of using
> tmpfs, though. There's an argument that certain priorities probably want
> to stay on disk, but otherwise we can simply sync the tmpfs to disk on
> shutdown or reboot.

Yeah that's just what we need, more VM pressure. My 1.25gb machine
isn't swapping enough as it is. (Thanks to Firefox!)


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