mdcki at gmx.net
Sun Jul 6 16:57:48 PDT 2003
Myron J. Mayfield wrote:
> I attempted to install the linux java sapgui on FreeBSD 5.0, but the jar
> file only unpacked part of it. I then copied the files from my Redhat 9
> machine. I linked up all the linux libraries needed and attempted to
> start it. It gives me an error saying cant find /dev/shm. I tried
> adding this to /dev but was unable to. Does anyone have any
> information? Thank you. I am somewhat new to FreeBSD but have used
> linux for Many years.
For some unexcused reason there is the trend in Linux to represent
everything as kind of a wired half finished pseudo file system. /proc pipe
devicefs sysctl and so on... The list is really long. Even shared memmory is
mapped to ehrm.... a filesystem. This is "expected" to be mounted at /dev/shm
by the system. You can't expect FreeBSD to follow this path...
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