LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-11-2004, 10:49 AM   #1
cizzi
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 144

Rep: Reputation: 18
question


can someone tell me what /dev/shm is below?

[cizzi@Cactus cizzi]$ df
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda3 55644280 2025560 50792084 4% /
/dev/hda2 101107 9325 86561 10% /boot
none 256924 0 256924 0% /dev/shm
 
Old 01-11-2004, 10:55 AM   #2
TheOneKEA
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Somewhere in Surrey
Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux 8.0 (amd64) w/kernel 3.19.0
Posts: 286

Rep: Reputation: 30
/dev/shm is the mount point of tmpfs, a filesystem that lives in your RAM and can be used to store files until the next reboot, after which they are lost. See Documentation/fs/tmpfs.txt in any recent kernel source for more details.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question, Apples Contribution to Open Source + MacOs file structure question Higgy3k Other *NIX 5 07-25-2005 05:23 AM
Not your regular GRUB question - just a short question for a fried MBR!! ziphem Linux - General 3 01-31-2005 02:51 PM
2 part question: Speeding up MDK9.1/GNOME question wardialer Linux - Newbie 6 10-14-2004 04:16 PM
login prompt question & kde scheme question JustinCoyan Slackware 2 06-09-2004 03:02 PM
RE: Suse 8.0 hardware question {newbie question, pls help} Radiouk Linux - Distributions 2 06-04-2002 01:53 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration