On Sun, 2016-01-10 at 06:52 -0800, Alice Wonder wrote: > For me, I only need /tmp as tmpfs on my Bitcoin box - and then only when > generating private keys for cold storage, SSDs are often not very good > at securely deleting files. So I use tmpfs for /tmp and generate the > private keys for cold storage to a file in /tmp and then print it from > there (for storage in safe deposit box) - so that the private keys can't > be recovered from the SSD. Why not, on start-up, create a 'ram disk' and do your sensitive work in volatile RAM or is this what 'tmpfs' implies ? -- Regards, Paul. England, EU. England's place is in the European Union.