On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 12:37:36AM +0200, Joachim Dagerot wrote: > I have, for some reason, a special partition that mounts to /tmp. > Unfortunately this partition is very small, so not seldom do I get > problems when trying to extract files etc. > > My idea is to have /tmp as a normal directory right under /, if that's > a bad idea I have a few other disks/volumes where it can reside. > > > My question is: how do I chaneg the /tmp location, when in INIT 5 I'm > not allowed, and since this is a server I don't have a keyboard nor a > monitor. So I must have it done through telnet (SSH). Is it possible, > and what steps must I take? > > Thanks in advance!
The canonical way to specify where temporary files should go is to set the TMPDIR environment variable. Most applications respect this. Kris
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