Subject: Re: free space (was /dev) on tmpfs problem
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/26/2005 02:05:33
On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 08:53:00AM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 06:28:20PM -0600, David Young wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 02:25:19PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > > I totally support yamt's patch ... mandating -s is a reasonable
> > > solution.
> > I don't see why a solution cannot satisfy everyone by giving us the
> > choice:
> > 1 Set no size: the tmpfs will grow without bound, reclaiming
> > memory from file cache to fulfill tmpfs demand.
> > 2 Set a size with -s in terms of a percentage of RAM.
> > 3 Set a size with -s in terms of blocks, megabytes, ....
> > I prefer #1. Dan Carosone sent me a patch for #1 that beautifully solves
> > the problem that began this discussion. I would like to see it committed.
> Would it still be possible to use -s after you commited the patch?
David Young OJC Technologies
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