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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] /dev/shm usage
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-18 12:23:40

On May 18, 2010, at 10:58 AM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:

> I agree that /dev/shm introduces extra complications and should not be
> the default. The FAQ text I provided was intended to suggest /dev/shm
> as a session dir (or session root) ONLY for people who had diskless
> nodes and thus no obvious alternatives to network-mounted /tmp.
> If one wants to pursue placing the SM BTL's shared memory files in
> /dev/shm by default, that is independent of adding something to the new
> FAQ entry to address the diskless case.

Excellent; thanks for the clarification!

Jeff Squyres
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