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SubjectRe: SHM Not working in 2.4.0-prerelease
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"Albert D. Cahalan" <acahalan@cs.uml.edu> writes:

> >> [spstarr@coredump /etc]$ free
> >> total used free shared buffers
> ...
> >> the shmfs is mounted. Is there any configuration i need to get
> >> shm memory activiated?
> >
> > The 'shared' field in /proc/meminfo (source for 'top' and 'free')
> > has nothing to do with {SysV,POSIX} shared memory.
>
> Hey, that would be a good use for the field.

Not a bad idea. Then we could tell free etc to subtract this from the
+/- cached free numbers...

I will look into this.

Christoph

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