Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "Stéphane Guedon" <stephane@××××××××××.eu>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o, gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] mounts options on a laptop
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 13:03:34
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] mounts options on a laptop by Kent Hagebrand
On Saturday 05 March 2011 12:47:39 Kent Hagebrand wrote:
> Yes, I use tmpfs on /vat/tmp/portage to reduce the disk i/o on my laptop. > Here is the line I use in the /etc/fstab: > > none /var/tmp/portage tmpfs nr_inodes=1M,size=2G 0 0 > > This will allow the directory /var/tmp/portage to use at most 2GB of > memory (I have 4GB). > It is enough to compile most of the packages in portage.
I compile in /tmp which is tmpfs, and I was thinking of /var/run as tmpfs On Saturday 05 March 2011 12:29:19 Florian Philipp wrote:
> /var as tmpfs is not a good idea. There are lots of persistent files in > there. If you want to be standard-conformant, you cannot even mount > /var/tmp as tmpfs because its content is also meant to survive reboots. > You can still do it though and mounting /tmp as tmpfs is completely okay. > > Your choice of filesystem has little or no effect. You could proably > argue that JFS needs less CPU resources than for example ReiserFS but > that really doesn't matter. > > What you really want is app-laptop/laptop-mode-tools. > > Hope this helps, > Florian Philipp
with reiserfs, the disk is said to run all over the time ! -- Stéphane Guedon page web : carte de visite : clé publique gpg :


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