Re: [patch] tmpfs for 2.4.1

From: Christoph Rohland (
Date: Sun Feb 04 2001 - 04:18:47 EST

"H. Peter Anvin" <> writes:

> 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
> used.)

Yes, you need it. glibc 2.2 will search for a shm fs on shm_open. And
without it fails. And the recommendation in the is to
mount it.

But you do not need to mount it for any pre 2.4 functionality.


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