RW wrote: > On Saturday 22 April 2006 10:31, Oliver Iberien wrote: > > I followed the automatic suggestions for slices at install time and now > > have a /tmp folder of 500M. This fills up at odd times and I was hoping to > > install a second drive and mount a section of it as /tmp. > > > > So far I managed to get a second drive partitioned. I replaced the slice > > in /etc/fstab for /tmp with one of the new partitions (in this case, > > ad1s1c). KDE would not start because it did not have the permissions for > > /tmp any more, so I put the following entries in /etc/devfs.conf: > > > > own /dev/ad1s1c root:wheel > > perm /dev/ad1s1c 0777 > > own /tmp root:wheel > > perm /tmp 0777 > > > > That didn't work. I initially tried with 0666 but that failed as well. The > > 0777 did not seem like a good long-term solution anyway. > > > > 01777 > > > But before you do that try setting > > clear_tmp_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf > > and > > daily_clean_tmps_enable="YES" in /etc/periodic.conf > > My /tmp typically has < 1MB in it. > > There are a few programs that need huge amounts of tmp space, but IMHO it's > better to configure them to use somewhere else, rather than assign a large > amount of space to /tmp
Correct me if I am wrong, but wouldn't the `daily_clean_tmps_enable="YES" in /etc/periodic.conf' statement cause a problem for a running program that had created files in the /tmp directory and therefore obviously expected to find them there? -- Gerard Seibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sevareid's Law: The chief cause of problems is solutions. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"