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Re: sticky directory



On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 11:52 +0200, Andy Pieters wrote:
> Hi Olivier
> 
> > as far as i know is /dev/shm a default with rh and fc...
> > its a "ramdisk" (in lack of better terms...)
> 
> A ramdisk of 512mb?  Isn't that a bit far-fetched of FC?  I mean sure I got 
> 1024Mb of Ram but that's not for it to be wasted on a Ramdisk that isn't used 
> by anyone.
> 
> ok after further investigation I see this in fstab
> 
> /dev/shm	/dev/shm	tmpfs	defaults	0	0
> 
> Can I remove this line?  Who is using this tmpfs?  What is it function?

/dev/shm is used for inter-process communication. Removing it will
probably cause various things to break.

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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