On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 05:22:20PM +0200, Grendel wrote: > Hi *, > > The new version of the Linux kernel will introduce a new file system > called shmfs. It has to be mounted for the applications to use the shared > memory features. The standard mountpoint for the shmfs is /var/shm. Maybe it > would be wise to add the directory to the base-files package as well as > create a suitable script to add the appropriate entry to /etc/fstab? I'm > sure than at some point, after potato is released, people will try to use > 2.4.x and some of them can face problems when their applications won't be > able to use the shared memory. Maybe we should add a script to base-files which mounts /var/shm depending on whether the current kernel needs it... probably easier than messing around writing script to automatically edit /etc/fstab. -- Tom <firstname.lastname@example.org> Fidelity, n.: A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
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