Once upon a time, Gerry Reno <greno(a)verizon.net> said:
Wait a minute. Back in this thread it says that half of RAM is
allocated to the tmpfs for /tmp.
Not exactly. The default size limit for a tmpfs mount is half of RAM;
the RAM is not allocated exclusively to the tmpfs. The files in a tmpfs
mount live in the page cache and can be swapped out if needed.
Chris Adams <cmadams(a)hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.