Bug 234916 - need option to control size of tmpfs for readonly-root
need option to control size of tmpfs for readonly-root
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Blocks: FC7Target
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Reported: 2007-04-02 16:07 EDT by Christopher Blizzard
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:06 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 8.52-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-04-13 18:52:54 EDT
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patch for FC-6 (2.03 KB, patch)
2007-04-16 14:06 EDT, Bill Nottingham
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Description Christopher Blizzard 2007-04-02 16:07:17 EDT
Description of problem:

On OLPC we need to limit the size of the tmpfs that everything is mounted on. 
We have no backing store so if you download something large into /tmp it will
eat all the available memory and OOM will start eating things.

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Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2007-04-10 12:26:40 EDT
Fedora 7 test bugs should be filed against "devel", not against test1/2/3. This
isn't obvious, I know. Moving this report so it isn't lost.

This is a bulk message -- I apologize if this was actually meant to be targeted
against a different release. If so, please fix or let me know. Thanks.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2007-04-13 18:52:54 EDT
Options added in CVS, will be in 8.52-1.

# Options to use for temporary mount
# Options to use for peristent mount
Comment 3 Christopher Blizzard 2007-04-15 10:14:06 EDT
Bill, any chance we can get this ported to FC-6 packages as well?
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2007-04-16 14:06:18 EDT
Created attachment 152707 [details]
patch for FC-6

Here's the patch for FC-6; it's in CVS, but there aren't really updates
scheduled for initscripts for FC-6 at this point. Do you need a released

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