Slow shutdown with big file in /dev/shm

Bojan Smojver bojan at
Tue Mar 20 03:42:53 UTC 2012

Before I file a bug for this, I need to figure out which component may
be doing this. If one creates a large file (several GB) in /dev/shm and
shuts down, the system will take many minutes to shut down. Last message
before hang is "Disabling swap".

Not sure which component is doing that and why. The file will be gone on
reboot anyway, so why not just nuke it...


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