Slow shutdown with big file in /dev/shm

Adam Jackson ajax at
Tue Mar 20 14:17:28 UTC 2012

On 3/20/12 9:19 AM, Bojan Smojver wrote:
> Adam Jackson<ajax at>  wrote:
>> Now as to why we disable swap on shutdown, I'm not really sure.  It
>> certainly seems like useless work to me.
> Would it help if all memory based file systems got unmounted before
> swap gets disabled? That would kill these files, right?

Maybe.  Try it and see I guess?  But it still seems to me like disabling 
swap on shutdown is useless work.

- ajax

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