Bug 78332 - No memory being shared?
No memory being shared?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-11-21 10:15 EST by Hrunting Johnson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-21 10:16:06 EST
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Description Hrunting Johnson 2002-11-21 10:15:58 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 
1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
On newer 2.4.18 kernels, MemShared in /proc/meminfo is always reported as zero 
(0).  Is there a reason shared memory isn't reported?  This may not be a bug, 
but a legitimate feature.  Under 2.4.[79] kernels, this value was typically 
small, but never zero.  It always seemed to low under those kernels as well.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. cat /proc/meminfo
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Actual Results:  MemShared:           0 kB

Expected Results:  MemShared:          52 kB

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-11-21 10:17:34 EST
the cost of accounting that was not worth it :(

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