[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: clean out /tmp?



On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 15:08 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 09:48 +1200, Morgan Read wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is there a way to keeping my /tmp's cleaned out in FC?
> 
> Nothing in /tmp should be expected to survive a reboot.
> In fact, some people like to run /tmp as a tempfs (temporary file
> system) - only problem is, a tempfs can get full if you aren't careful.
> 
> But you can write an init script to delete it all at shutdown (or
> startup). Or just do what I do - ignore it, if space ever gets tight -
> then I boot into runlevel 3 and clear it (you don't want to clear it
> with X running)
> 
You can easily also extend the init script to work for runlevel 3,6,1,0
so it will clear /tmp whenever going to those runlevels.
 


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]