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SubjectRe: Shared memory not enabled in 2.4.0? wrote:
> # cat /proc/meminfo
> total: used: free: shared: buffers: cached:
> Mem: 130293760 123133952 7159808 0 30371840 15179776

This is not SysV/POSIX shared memory. This used to mean the memory that
was shared between processes (from librares etc.). It became too
expensive to calculate so it was removed. It only remains in
/proc/meminfo for backwards compatability with programs that parse that


Brian Gerst
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