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Subject[PATCH] Make devfs create /dev/shm (was: Re: Trashing ext2 with hdparm) )
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Chris Meadors wrote:
>
> On 6 Dec 2000, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
> > <HARP>
> > Please don't use the path /var/shm... it was a really bad precedent
> > set when someone suggested it. Use /dev/shm.
> > </HARP>
>
> And I'll ask again... If this is now the recommend mount point, can we
> have devfs create this directory for us?


C'mon guys, this is just to easy:


--- 2.4.0-test11/ipc/shm.c.~1~ Thu Dec 7 22:32:47 2000
+++ 2.4.0-test11/lipc/shm.c Thu Dec 7 22:38:59 2000
@@ -221,6 +221,7 @@
#ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
create_proc_read_entry("sysvipc/shm", 0, 0, sysvipc_shm_read_proc, NULL);
#endif
+ devfs_mk_dir (NULL, "shm", NULL);
zero_id = ipc_addid(&shm_ids, &zshmid_kernel.shm_perm, 1);
shm_unlock(zero_id);
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&zshmid_kernel.zero_list);

Cheers, Roderich
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When in trouble or in doubt,
run in circles, scream and shout.

Roderich Schupp mailto:rsch@ExperTeam.de
ExperTeam GmbH http://www.experteam.de/
Munich, Germany

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