Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: None <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/19/2002 23:52:35
On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 06:46:05PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> > Yes. SHMMAXPGS should be nuked from orbit -- it should dynamically
> > size itself. (We should also somehow garbage collect segments that are
> > no longer associated with running processes.)
> I have a horrid wisper of a memory that they are required to
> stay lurking....

But we could at least make segments whose creator crashes go
away, as per nasal demons, which I think would go a long way
in practice.