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Re: Setting LockDir to RAM Drive

From: Norberto Meijome
Subject: Re: Setting LockDir to RAM Drive
Date: Tue, 07 May 2002 09:45:24 +1000
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:-) Excellent.
The only other thing to watch out for is for the existence of the /dev/shm/repos_n folders, as they would be gone when (if) the box is bounced. All handled from my bash script invoked via xinetd & working nicely.

Larry Jones wrote:

Norberto Meijome writes:
In this server box, I've got setup /dev/shm --a shared memory drive (aka RAM Drive). Is there any reason why setting


in my config files is a bad idea? All users can read/write to this area.

No, as you suspected, it's a *good* idea.  But I'd loose the trailing

Also, is there any problem if I use the same LockDir entry for several repositories? (all running on the same box)

There's certainly a potential problem.  I'd suggest using separate
directories in the same file system.  For example, /dev/shm/repos1 and

-Larry Jones

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