[arch-general] tmp files no longer removed

Klaus thorres at brothersofgrey.net
Wed Jun 20 12:15:49 EDT 2012

Lukáš Jirkovský schrieb:
> Hello,
> before submitting bug report I want to make sure this isn't feature.
> My problem is that my /tmp folder is no longer cleaned up during boot.
> Now I have to do that manually which is really annoying.
> I dug through the git of initscripts and it seems to be caused by the
> replacement of the original code by the systemd-tmpfiles tool. I've
> just tried to run systemd-tmpfiles manually and it seems that it is
> not able to do even a simple task such as rm -rf /tmp/*.
> Lukas

Take a look in your /etc/fstab.

Is there a line like "tmpfs		/tmp	tmpfs	nodev,nosuid	0	0"
which creates a ramdisk and mounts it on /tmp. 
I think that is the standard configuration of Arch Linux.


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