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Bug#642005: general: maximum size of SHM memory blocks to low

On 09/19/2011 03:12 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Sep 2011, Evgeni Golov wrote:
>> On 09/18/2011 04:46 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>>> Reassigning to Debian live-config, please reassign elsewhere if
>>> innapropriate.  Note that non-live Debian installs have fairly large SHM
>>> limits (kernel default, which is half your RAM on Linux), don't reassign
>>> this to initscripts.
>> 32MiB is not half of my 8GB RAM :)
> Since it was not the kernel who set it to 32MiB, that's hardly surprising, I
> should say :-p
> Squeeze's initscripts use the kernel default (50% of your RAM).  unstable's
> initscripts will set it to 20% of your RAM.  If it is not live-config which
> is forcing it to 32MiB, please track down whatever is doing it, and reassign
> the bug...

Mhh, I can't find *any* reference to shmmax in /etc (neither on Squeeze,
nor Sid). Are we talking the *same* SHM? Roger pointed out there are two
kinds of it.


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