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SubjectRe: VMM - freeing up swap space
On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 07:17:00PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> In what forum, by the way, may I suggest to distros that they "rm -rf"
> in any tmpfs mounts before shutdown swapoff? It avoids this OOM issue
> at shutdown, plus it's a whole lot faster than doing the swapoff.

actually, debian testing's /etc/init.d/umountfs umounts tmpfs before
swapoff. tmpfs contents are freed on umount, so there's no need for rm -rf
(it would be slower, anyway).

Tom Vier <>
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