[Mageia-discuss] File systems ?

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Mon Jun 4 11:43:12 CEST 2012

On Friday 01 Jun 2012 17:22 my mailbox was graced by a message from David W. 
Hodgins who wrote:
> > I run a script based on df to check the total HD use on my box.
> > After installing Mageia 2 it gives impossible results, which I attribute
> > to DF now showing filesystems which I cannot find referenced in the File
> > Hierarchy Standard, like rootfs, devtmpfs or (several) tmpfs (mounted in
> > separate locations).

> They are tmpfs filesystems, which by definition means they exist in ram
> only.

I wonder how they can exist in RAM given the total size of the tmpfs 
partitions is almost double the installed RAM of the computer.

Soy, until I can make sense of this stuff, it is back to Mageia 1.
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