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    SubjectRe: [patch] tmpfs for 2.4.1

    On 02.03 H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Christoph Rohland wrote:
    > >
    > > "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@transmeta.com> writes:
    > >
    > > > > Mmmmmm, does this mean that mounting /dev/shm is no more needed ?
    > > > > One step more towards easy 2.2 <-> 2.4 switching...
    > >
    > > Yes, it is no longer needed. You will need for POSIX shm, but there
    > > are not a lot of program out there using it.
    > >
    >
    > Do you need it for POSIX shm or not... if so, I would say you do need it
    > (even if it's going to take some time until POSIX shm becomes widely
    > used.)
    >

    There was a post recently (that now I can't find), that said the shm
    management was done with an interal fs. Was that Posix or sysv shm ?

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