Re: ping22: can not kill this process
On Fri, 04 Jan 2008 22:30:18 +0100 Bernd Eckenfels <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> why do you think it is named shm? it is used for shm_open and
> (where glibc used temporary files to mmap them)
Ah, I see. I have never come across a program (yet) that uses it for
shared memory. Perhaps I'm just running the wrong programs.
> On some systems (like mine) tmp is a symlink to it, or you use a
> second instance of tmpfs. However is still is used for share memory
Actually, some things use /dev/shm for non-shared-memory purposes.
Like the resolvconf package.
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