Re: Mount tmpfs on /dev/shm per default?
On Saturday 10 November 2001 13:29, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Stephan Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > just one small question: wouln't it be nice (and of course POSIX
> > compliant) to mount tmpfs to /dev/shm? Almost all recent distros are
> > doing this.
> If you do this please use either size=10M or mode=770 else (afaics)
> any user can fill up your RAM.
Not really: the tmpfs seems to use half of the installed mem per default. See
my box with 512 MB RAM:
Filesystem 1k-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
[ ... ]
tmpfs 256556 0 256556 0% /dev/shm
> BTW, which program uses POSIX shm?
> cu andreas
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