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authorCarlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez@igalia.com>2013-01-04 15:35:05 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-01-04 16:11:46 -0800
commit358e419f826b552c9d795bcd3820597217692461 (patch)
treebb7d83275e46ca18b2cc60ce17508aaf1409557c /Documentation
parent3fcfe78658695b424314ddb76abc8d58b4fc98e6 (diff)
Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt: document /proc/sys/shmall
Signed-off-by: Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez@igalia.com> Cc: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net> Cc: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net> Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> Cc: Mitsuo Hayasaka <mitsuo.hayasaka.hu@hitachi.com> Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
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@@ -561,6 +561,19 @@ are doing anyway :)
+This parameter sets the total amount of shared memory pages that
+can be used system wide. Hence, SHMALL should always be at least
+If you are not sure what the default PAGE_SIZE is on your Linux
+system, you can run the following command:
+# getconf PAGE_SIZE
This value can be used to query and set the run time limit