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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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