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From: Michael Mol <mikemol@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] How can I control size of /run (tmpfs)?
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 21:22:29
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] How can I control size of /run (tmpfs)? by Michael Hampicke
1 On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Michael Hampicke <gentoo-user@××××.biz> wrote:
3 [snip]
5 > As Michael Mol already said, tmpfs for the run dir is not a bad thing,
6 > it, it does not eat all your ram :)
7 > I however have a different question: Why do we need a new /run when we
8 > already have /var/run. There's no mention of /run in the FHS either.
9 > I only see udev stuff under /run - So it's another crazy udev thing? :)
11 Neil had the best response to that, IMO:
14 "It makes sure that /run is available and writeable early in the boot
15 process, whereas /var/run may not be and / may be mounted ro."
17 --
18 :wq