Subject: Re: /etc/daily and /scratch
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 03/22/1996 10:53:22
[ On Mon, March 18, 1996 at 21:11:23 (+0200), Jukka Marin wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: /etc/daily and /scratch
> > I just lost ~300MB of stuff because I was silly enough to leave a
> > /scratch partition mounted on my netbsd box, overnight, via NFS.
> I've done that twice.. it's real efficient ;-) I didn't only lose _my_
> data, but that of several other users, too..
Why are you using /scratch for something that's not truely scratch????
Use /mnt, or some more meaningful name, for temporary mounts.
Sorry for stating the obvious, but I don't think you can really expect
anything different. BTW, /mnt *is* documented, but /scratch isn't --
Greg A. Woods
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