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From: "Paul Howarth" <paul city-fan org>

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

shm stands for SHaredMemory.
A lot appliciations shares information to another appliciations.
Its like DDE on Microsoft.
It is not 512 Mb. Here it is 400Kb. Thats way enough for applications that
use shm.

Danny.


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