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SubjectRe: 2.4.3-ac2 -- How do I determine if shm is being used?
Hi Miles,

On Sat, 07 Apr 2001, Miles Lane wrote:
> I have mounted:
> none on /var/shm type shm (rw)

Not necessary any more.

> tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)

Also not necessary, but recommended for POSIX shm. BTW it will not
work with Linus' kernel. Type "shm" is supported by both versions.

> X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range
> for operation)
> Major opcode of failed request: 146 (MIT-SHM)
> Minor opcode of failed request: 3 (X_ShmPutImage)
> Value in failed request: 0x1600001
> Serial number of failed request: 35107
> Current serial number in output stream: 35111

Ubfortunately this does not tell what it wanted to do.

> I'd like to check to make sure that shm is actually accessible
> to my programs. Is there any easy way to do this?

ipcs should be your friend. Especially 'ipcs -lm'.


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