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SubjectRe: /dev/shm mount visible
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On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, jamagallon@able.es wrote:
> Just a little question. In previous kernels and shm patches the
> /dev/shm filesytem was invisible under a 'mount' query (just managed
> like procfs or devpts).

mount does always show all mounted fses. I asume you mean df.

> Now it appears listed under a mount command. Is it normal ? Does
> mount show it coz it is no more 'special' or hidden in any way ?

Because shm fs now estimates the free space when not given any
limits. This is needed to use it as /tmp for some applications.

Greetings
Christoph


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