Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/20/2002 14:24:36
On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 11:11:03AM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > 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.
> The creator is allowed, and sometimes supposed, to go away.
> shm is a volatile filesystem.

But we are also allowed to have an implementation-specific method
for removing self-created segments that just happens to be invoked
by, say, referencing address 0.