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Old 05-24-2002, 02:40 AM   #1
Shirley
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Cool Can LINUX use shared memory?



Hello. Does anyone know whether LINUX makes use of shared memory?
I would like to know if 2 processes can access to the same shared memory.

Thanks alot!

Shirley

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Old 05-24-2002, 02:50 AM   #2
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Yes linux can use shared memory.

Here is a set of sheets that give you an overview of how it works. A sample program using shared memory is also included:

http://monster.cs.utu.fi/linuxkurssi...alvot/img0.htm
 
  


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