RFC on Cloud Images: Make /tmp a tmpfs

Robie Basak robie.basak at ubuntu.com
Thu Jan 14 11:20:54 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 12:27:58PM +0200, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> Moreover, just 'sudo apt-get install swapspace' and watch as swapfiles
> are created/deleted as needed.  If your root disk is lvm-encrypted,
> then obviously such swap files are encrypted, too.

I didn't know about this package, thanks.

Should we MIR it and make it available (maybe even installed by default,
whether enabled or disabled) on the cloud images at the same time? If
this becomes our standard answer for "but /tmp runs out of space in
tmpfs" then that feels appropriate to me.

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