Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Mon Jul 7 17:16:01 PDT 2003

On Sun, 6 Jul 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.

/dev/shm is a holdover from the SYSV days.  Doing some googling around, I
think you can just make it a symlink to /tmp and it'll work, but I'd have
to test this.

I think it just wants something it thinks it can call ioctls against :)

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