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Re: sticky directory



On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 16:34 +0200, Andy Pieters wrote:
> On Sunday 05 June 2005 16:30, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > It's true that if you don't know what the mount point /dev/shm is, you
> > might think that you're giving up disk space, but if you know that it's not
> > a disk device at all and realize that it's taken out of RAM as needed up to
> > the defined limit (which as you can see defaults to about half of your
> > physical RAM), then it *does* show you something to make you feel better.
> 
> You're absolutely right and I do feel better about it now.  It caught my 
> attention since Fedora Core 3 Heidelberg does not seem to have it.
> 
> Thank you all for patiently explaining this to me.
> 

I think FC3 does have it.  That is what I am running and this is what I
see

[jeff eye_gore ~]$ df -m
Filesystem           1M-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
none                       633         0       633   0% /dev/shm

The only thing different from what was posted by Matt is that this shows
the filesystem as "none" instead of "/dev/shm"
> 
> Andy


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