[Piuparts-devel] piuparts tempdir on tmpfs?

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Dec 5 14:32:20 UTC 2011

Hi Andreas,

On Montag, 5. Dezember 2011, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> in the masterd thread you wrote that piatti is I/O bound. Did you
> consider using a tmpfs instead of a real disk? IIRC piatti has 8 GB of
> RAM, which should be sufficient ... (my setup has 8 GB RAM, 16 GB SWAP
> and piuparts works nicely on tmpfs (didn't benchmark a real disk though)
> - once i a while I'll have to clean up stale temp dirs from failed
> piuparts runs)

thats exactly the problem: /org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/ has grown to 32gb 
atm, thus piuparts would have halted by now, requiering manual cleanup. Thus, 
until this is fixed, I prefer /org/piuparts.debian.org/tmp/ to be on a real 


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