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Old 12-19-2006, 01:10 AM   #1
Balakrishna
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unknown entry in the output of "df -h " command


hi,

when i run the df -h command it is dispalying an entry like this

/dev/shm 77M 0 77M 0% /dev/shm

I haven't created any partition with this size at the time of installing linux. (Fedora 4).

Can any explain where it has came from. Is it really a separate partion like others or some thing else??



thank you..
 
Old 12-19-2006, 01:17 AM   #2
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This is a virtual file having to do with shared memory. As a practical matter, you can safely ignore it.

Here is link that I got with a Google search:
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/what-i...cal-usage.html
 
  


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