lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Jan]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    Subjectshmem or swapfs? was: [Patch] make shm filesystem part configurable
    Christoph Rohland wrote:

    > Hi,
    >
    > The appended patch (additional to my read/write support patch) makes
    > the shm filesystem configurable and renames it to the more sensible
    > name swapfs. Since the fs type "shm" is quite established with 2.4 I
    > register that name also.

    Now...is this shared memory or swap? If it's swap, why is it different than a swapfile? If you are intending the shmem be called swapfs, I
    personally thing that it'll cause a significant amount of confusion.

    -d


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:28    [W:0.047 / U:58.588 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site