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Re: New shmfs and Debian

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 <tom@debian.org>

Fidelity, n.:
	A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.

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