Re: [linux-audio-user] Filesystem: Ardour / SWD / Laptop

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Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 - 7:42 am

Robert Jonsson wrote:

>Or is it already possible to specify a size for tmpfs partitions?

Yes, the "size" mount option. In my /etc/fstab I have the line

tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,size=800M 0 0

This gives me a /tmp of 800M, on a machine with 288M RAM and 1.2GB of
swap. Otherwise a tmpfs filesystem is limited to half of RAM. Yes,
this means that if I put too much in /tmp the machine will start to
swap, but that's OK with me because the swap disk is different than the
disk I record to.


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Re: [linux-audio-user] Filesystem: Ardour / SWD / Laptop, Robert Jonsson, (Tue Sep 30, 6:55 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] Filesystem: Ardour / SWD / Laptop, wes schreiner, (Tue Sep 30, 7:42 am)