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SubjectRe: 2.4.23 + tmpfs: where's my mem?!
On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 10:54:28AM -0200, dual_bereta_r0x wrote:
> root@hquest:/tmp# cat /etc/slackware-version
> Slackware 9.1.0
> root@hquest:/tmp# uname -a
> Linux hquest 2.4.23 #6 Sat Nov 29 22:47:03 PST 2003 i686 unknown unknown
> GNU/Linux
> root@hquest:/tmp# df /tmp
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> tmpfs 124024 112388 11636 91% /tmp
> root@hquest:/tmp# du -s .
> 32 .
> root@hquest:/tmp# _

maybe you have a process which creates a temporary file in /tmp, and deletes
the entry while keeping the fd open. vmware 1.2 did that, and probably more
recent ones still do. It's a very clever way to automatically remove temp
files when the process terminates.

Cheers,
Willy

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