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Re: What is the consensus on the best partition scheme and size?/Keeping home separate



James Wilkinson wrote:

> One obvious thing to note: data in /tmp gets wiped each time you reboot
> the machine. I actually find this really helpful -- I find I do create a
> number of temporary files which won't need to last beyond a reboot.

This certainly isn't true on my laptop, which I boot daily, eg

[tim martha ~]$ ls -ls /tmp/gfaq.pdf
344 -rw------- 1 tim tim 344131 Oct 10 12:56 /tmp/gfaq.pdf

Is there some setting for this?

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