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Re: New shmfs and Debian

At Mon, 3 Apr 2000 13:41:03 -0700,
Lawrence Walton <lawrence@the-penguin.otak.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 08:55:48PM +0200, Grendel wrote:
> > ** On Apr 03, Tom Lees scribbled:
> > 
> > > > 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.
> The real question is where should we mount shm.
> Even L.K. Seems divided, on that question.
> Some think /var/shm, others /dev/shm, and still others /shm.
> I think /shm is the simplest least intrusive.

/dev/shm is not good place. Discussed on Linux Kernel Lists
past a few months before; if we mounted devfs and tried to umount,
it might fail.

IMHO, /var/shm is the best place to mount the shmfs.

-- GOTO Masanori

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