Re: [patch] tmpfs for 2.4.1

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 15:27:23 EST

Christoph Rohland wrote:
> "H. Peter Anvin" <> writes:
> > > Mmmmmm, does this mean that mounting /dev/shm is no more needed ?
> > > One step more towards easy 2.2 <-> 2.4 switching...
> Yes, it is no longer needed. You will need for POSIX shm, but there
> are not a lot of program out there using it.

Do you need it for POSIX shm or not... if so, I would say you do need it
(even if it's going to take some time until POSIX shm becomes widely


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