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Date:      Mon, 24 Jan 2011 07:52:05 -0500
From:      Jerry <>
To:        FreeBSD <>
Subject:   Re: putting "/tmp" to memory
Message-ID:  <20110124075205.4632d037@scorpio>
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On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:18:21 +0000
RW <> articulated:

> I have 
> tmpfs    /tmp   tmpfs  rw,size=4280000000
> I would suggest you don't use tmpmfs="YES" in rc.conf unless you are
> being very conservative with a production server. tmpfs is nominally
> experimental, but it seems to be very stable, and it's much more
> memory efficient than md devices.

On a FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE, I have the following:

cat /etc/fstab | grep -i "tmpfs"
tmpfs	/tmp	tmpfs	rw,mode=01777	0	0

It works very well and I have not noticed any problems whatsoever.

Jerry ✌

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