yum with recent soas builds on XO-1

Martin Dengler martin at martindengler.com
Thu Aug 13 14:51:02 EDT 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 01:28:25PM -0400, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>>> Apparently irrespective of the content of /etc/fstab, recent
>>> F11-on-XO1 builds are _mounting_ /var/cache/yum as a tmpfs.
>>> I do not know how come yum on SoaS3 tries to stuff that additional
>>> huge file into /var/cache/yum, when os5 does not -- but tmpfs on my
>>> XO-1 is *definitely* not big enough.
>> SoaS3 puts this mount in /etc/fstab _and_ runs
>> /etc/init.d/livesys{,-late}, which mount tmpfs there.
> [...]  The additional tmpfs "mounts" appear to 
> have taken place __without__ entries for them being present in  
> /etc/fstab.

Because of:

>> SoaS3 [...] runs /etc/init.d/livesys{,-late}, which mount tmpfs
>> there.

Like I said, I'd stop that behaviour when/if I get to it unless
someone beats me to it or explains why we want this.

> mikus

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