Re: New shmfs and Debian
On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 06:25:30PM +0100, Tom Lees wrote:
> > 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?
> 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.
Perhaps something like /etc/init.d/devpts.sh once included in libc6?
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