Using RAMdisk for /var/lock and /var/run

Using RAMdisk for /var/lock and /var/run

Post by Mats Liljegr » Fri, 06 Sep 1996 04:00:00



Is it possible to configure a RAMdisk to hold /var/lock and /var/run? As
I see it, these two and the swap partition are the only directories that
really must reside on the local computer. These two directories don't
contain much data, so having it in a RAMdisk should be no problem. If it
got swapped when those files wasn't used, all the better...

Is there something dangerous about doing this?

/Mats

 
 
 

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I want to do something like the following:
---------------------------------------------------------------------
echo "-----------end----------------"
line_num=`expr $line_num + 1`
awk '{  
       for( ; n%=xx ; n++ )  <---xx means a number.
        printf("\n")
     }' n=$page_line          <---this need input, else it stop....
line_num=$n    <-----I want $line_num = n in awk.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
I need certain length of the outfiles, so if "----end----" end at line number
which is not enough, space lines are added to enough length number.
Thanks.

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