[ltp] how to silence the hard drive

Richard Neill linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 06 Jul 2009 13:15:46 +0100

Michael Gaber wrote:

>> /tmp in RAM is a good idea (at least if you have enough RAM :)
> but beware: i used tmpfs for compiling jobs (/var/tmp/portage in gentoo) 
> and noticed that you can produce a nice memory hole with that if you 
> unmount a filled tmpfs without removing the stuff in it before.
> Regards Michael

Is that not a kernel bug?