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January 8th, 2011

A transient /var/log

Tricks, by suvi.

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A transient /var/log
So you’re afraid of wearing out your SSD. Or you don’t want to spin up a sleeping hard disk just to write a line of log. Or maybe you’re just looking for some use for the disproportionate amount of RAM you’ve got. Whatever your case is, what you need is a way to keep the log files in memory as long as the system is up, and write them down to the regular storage just before shutdown.
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