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SubjectRe: 2.4.0 bug in SHM an via-rhine or is it my fault?
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Felix Maibaum wrote:

> My SHM stopped working!
> everything was fine in test12, and after that all I got was "no space
> left on device".
> Has anything changed that one should know about? I mounted shm like it's
> written in the help, and on a friends celeron SMP machine it works fine,
> I just don't know what I did wrong.

You used a buggy version of powertweak which set kernel.shmall to 0 in
/etc/sysctl.conf. Remove the offending line in /etc/sysctl.conf and either
reboot the machine or "echo 2097152 > /proc/sys/kernel/shmall".

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