[linux-lvm] LILO configuration for LVM "boot" filesystem

Mark van Walraven markv at wave.co.nz
Thu Jun 7 22:29:36 UTC 2001

On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:43:02AM -0500, Jack McKinney wrote:
> cd / ; mv tmp tmp.old ; ln -s /var/tmp .
> reboot
> rm -rf /tmp.old
>     Now you don't have to worry about root filling up at all...

/tmp is commonly emptied on boot, unlike /var/tmp.  Vi, for example,
stores it's recovery files in /var/tmp.

I prefer a separate partition for /tmp, to reduce the need to write to
the root fs and thereby lower the risk of damage to it in a crash.



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