Text in fstab page about /dev/shm

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 18:51:09 PST 2006


On 2/22/06, Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:
>
> I don't really know much of anything about the subject myself, but it
> seems strange that it says /dev/shm is "optional" when it's described as
> required during the LFS system build. Is that paragraph simply out-of-date?

I don't know much about the subject either, Chris.  Here's the thread
for the original flame war that resulted in that wording, though:

http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2003-October/039106.html

Maybe someone who understands the uses of SysV shared memory can shed
some light on the current situation.

--
Dan



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