[Gllug] Grub on lvm

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Jan 9 14:07:20 UTC 2009

On 9 Jan 2009, at 11:22, Hari Sekhon wrote:
> Nix wrote:
>> Likewise, only... why would you give /tmp a partition at all? tmpfs  
>> has
>> been de rigeur for such things forever, and is significantly faster  
>> as
>> well as saving disk space. (/var/tmp is different: that is supposed  
>> to
>> persist across reboots, unlike /tmp.)
> But then you're trading /tmp disk for ram, not the best thing to do in
> all cases...

Not quite. You're trading it for *virtual* memory, so it'll be swapped  
out if necessary. So you can just turn your former /tmp partition into  
extra swap space and benefit from better utilisation of the disk space.

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