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Re: tmpfs size restriction



On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 08:57:09PM +0100, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Gergely CZUCZY wrote:
> >Hello,
> >I've got a question about tmpfs(5) in 7. It's a very good
> >way to have a /tmp filesystem, it's really neat, but can the
> >size of the tmpfs filesystem be restricted somehow?
> >It seems to be a bit dangerous, if we take into account
> >out-of-control processes writing to a world-writable place,
> >such as /tmp.
> 
> -o size=<#bytes>.  This appears not to be documented in the manpage (at least not in tmpfs(5)).
May I suggest a documentation update, according to this?

Sincerely,

Gergely Czuczy
mailto: gergely_(_dot_)_czuczy_(_at_)_harmless_(_dot_)_hu

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