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Old 03-05-2010, 05:18 PM   #1
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TRAC - something is clearing /tmp

Hi guys,

For some reason, my users are complaining that TRAC - our bug systems is throwing errors when looking for its module templates. These templates are usually built by Apache when it restarts or reloads and it puts them in /tmp/.python_eggs

I did a df-h and the drives had plenty of space, but the concerning thing is tmpfs shows 0% used.. We have not had a power outage or or restart in over a few months.

I thought perhaps TMPwatch is clearing though, but there are no logged messages in the logs.
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Check your cron jobs. It is not uncommon for there to be jobs setup to clean /tmp periodically.


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