Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 895444
Not enough disk space for midnight commander in /tmp
Last modified: 2015-11-11 08:41:10 EST
Description of problem:
Midnight Commander requires space in /tmp directory for certain operations, e.g. copying files over network. As /tmp is now tmpfs there is much less space available.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
When /tmp is on tmpfs
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Copy Fedora DVD install image over ssh link
Usually not enough disk space unless your have plenty of RAM and 64-bit OS.
It was possible to copy it in previous versions of Fedora, so it is a regression.
tmp-on-tmpfs is fundamentally broken, so this doesn't
Well, why argue now when it was already approved and included in F18? As I understand the "official" way is to use /var/tmp.
(In reply to Victor V. Shkamerda from comment #2)
> Well, why argue now when it was already approved and included in F18?
because each decision can be reconsidered and reverted
I've just hit this issue too, thanks Lennart for taking away about an hour of my life spent by trying to figure out what's wrong with my system, why trivial operations are failing ...
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ping, just hit this again, "very nice" to see things failing (like bash completion etc.) just because I've tried to view a file while not noticing that its size exceeds half of my RAM ...