Increasing size for /dev/shm

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Increasing size for /dev/shm
# 1  
Old 01-06-2015
Increasing size for /dev/shm


How do I increase the size of /dev/shm ?

Additional pv have been added and rootlv has been extended How can I extend /dev/shm?

Best regards,
# 2  
Old 01-06-2015
/dev/shm is a RAMdisk. Find where its options are defined in your distribution and alter them. It's difficult to be less vague than this without knowing your distribution.
This User Gave Thanks to Corona688 For This Post:
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Hardware

Increasing the filesystem size

Hi Guys We have a VM machine, now I want to increase the size of the filesystem. We are running RHEL6 O/S. I have filesystem that is 500GB I want to increase that filesystem to 1.5 TB. The guy who manages the VM increased the size on the VM machine, now how do I make sure that the... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Phuti
7 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to add nodev for /dev/shm partition in Linux using shell script?

Hi, Please guide me how to add nodev option for /dev/shm partition. I am new to scripting and looking to do via command line. Thanks Litu (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: Litu1988
13 Replies

3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

/dev/shm space in red hat linux

I am using redhat linux machine and oracle11g version. /dev/shm shows 88%. Will this be freed automatically? OR should i clean any files? >df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/systemvg-rootvol 7.6G 2.2G 5.1G 30% /... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: govindts
5 Replies

4. Solaris

increasing interlace size

Hi All, I have got a RAID 5 SVM in my Solaris Box. Recently we had performance issues with it. So SUN has told us to increase the interlace size to 128k. how can we do it so that we have to recreate the RAID 5. ALso guide what are all the pre cautions that we need to take before doing... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jegaraman
1 Replies

5. AIX

Increasing size of a filesytem

hi Im using AIX4.3. Through smit I tried to increase the size of a directory. I changed 10,000 blocks more but finally i got 524288 blocks more. That is before change : 12582912 blocks I have tried for change: 12592912 blocks then i execute smit. But finally I got: ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumanbangladesh
3 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Increasing the Size of the Samba Partition

Hi, Is there any command to increase the size of the samba partition when the samba share is online?? Regards Arun (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Arun.Kakarla
1 Replies

7. HP-UX

Increasing swap size

We increased our server's RAM 8 -> 32 GB RAM. swap memory is currently 10 GB. With which command I can increase this memory? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: akyuceisik
1 Replies

8. HP-UX

Help on increasing fs size

Hi Experts, I am not sure whether my question should be in this thread or some other one. I am using HP Tru64 system. Currently one of my filesystem /others is almost full. I need to know the exact commands to increase this filesystem. Please show me how to check for free partitions and add... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingsto88
5 Replies

9. AIX

Increasing the FileSystem Size

Hi Everybody, I have AIX 4.3 and I have a FileSystem with 400GB size, which called /db/run. Because of grow up of the application's data, more storage has been added 200GB. To add this space without affecting the application & the application's requirements, I have to add this 200GB to the existed... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: aldowsary
9 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Increasing a directory size

Hello all Can someone tell me I am running a script and the outputs directory is too small to contain the newly created file as a result of this script. How can I increase the directory size? Thanks (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: jonest
9 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos