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== /tmp on tmpfs ==
 
== /tmp on tmpfs ==
  
By default, <code>/tmp</code> on Fedora 18 will be on a tempfs. Storage of large temporary files should be done on <code>/var/tmp</code>. This is more in line with what is done in other Linux distributions.  
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By default, <code>/tmp</code> on Fedora 18 will be on a tempfs. Storage of large temporary files should be done on <code>/var/tmp</code>. This will reduce the I/O generated on disks, increase SSD lifetime, save power, and improve performance of the <code>/tmp</code> filesystem..  
  
  

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FedFS

Fedora 18 adds FedFS, a mechanism to provide a coherent namespace across multiple file servers.

/tmp on tmpfs

By default, /tmp on Fedora 18 will be on a tempfs. Storage of large temporary files should be done on /var/tmp. This will reduce the I/O generated on disks, increase SSD lifetime, save power, and improve performance of the /tmp filesystem..