12.1.0 and 13.1.0 provide absurdly small temporary space

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 02:54:59 EDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 6:36 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 12:08:38AM -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>> >I was unable to reproduce on 13.1.0.
>> My apologies - I wrote without realizing that I haven't experience
>> this with recent 13.1.0 builds (but I do remember it on 13.1.0 -
>> maybe it was on the initial builds).
> No worries.  Yes, I remember it too, perhaps it was fixed in that
> period.
>> I definitely do currently experience the too-small-tmp-size with my
>> (customized) 12.1.0 build 21.  My bypass is to issue 'umount -l
>> /tmp' followed by 'mount -a' - that restores /tmp to the size I have
>> in my fstab.
> I'm puzzled.  I've just tested on XO-1 with 12.1.0 build 21, and it
> does not reproduce for me.
> /tmp begins with size 51200 blocks according to df.  I was able to
> increase the size with this command:
>     sudo mount -o remount,size=90m /tmp
> The file /etc/fstab has size=50m for /tmp.  I edited the file to 70m,
> then rebooted.  /tmp/ now shows size 71680 blocks.

I have seen this same problem.  I am not sure what the circumstances
were that produced tmpfs only being mounted with 1MB of space.


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