Subject: Re: port-i386/500: file system space is lost
To: None <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/29/1994 13:02:13
> The VM object created by mmap(2) lingers in the vm object cache and holds
> on to the vnode associated with it. You'll get your file system space back
> as soon as it gets pushed out of the cache again, ie. after you've mmap(2)ed
> enough other things.
Will it get pushed out when the file system fills up?
I'm creating a temporary file in /tmp this way.  /tmp is
an MFS file system and has little space so it's important
that I can reuse it.

	-- Lennart