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SubjectRe: Shared memory quantity not being reflected by /proc/meminfo
Hi Albert,

On Sat, 23 Jun 2001, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> You misunderstood what 2.2.xx kernels were reporting.
> The "shared" memory in /proc/meminfo refers to something
> completely unrelated to SysV shared memory. This is no
> longer calculated because the computation was too costly.

But the load of misinterpretations and the missing value led me to
export the number of shmem pages in later -ac kernels exactly in this

I know it is a change of semantics and because of this both Alan and
me asked for comments if this change is appreciated. I am still
waiting for responses though.


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