I wanted to remove them because I was cleaning my fstab of old entries
that I dont use anymore, so I found those two in the middle of the
way, I guess they will have to stay there
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 1:22 AM, Thomas Bächler <email@example.com> wrote:
> Am 25.03.2010 17:12, schrieb Xavier Chantry:
>> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Thomas Bächler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> This is definitely NOT SAFE!
>>> If you don't have /dev/shm, POSIX shared memory will use the same tmpfs
>>> filesystem as /dev, which is currently limited to 10MB - POSIX shared
>>> memory blocks might be much larger.
>>> As for removing /dev/pts, I was tempted to tell you to do it, as it's SO
>>> funny what happens: No pseudo TTYs are available anymore. This will
>>> effectively prevent ssh logins, screen, any X terminal and probably many
>>> more applications from allocating a TTY, so the only way to get a shell
>>> is to login via a real TTY (console).
>>> I am curious, why would you want to remove these? I am glad thouh that
>>> you asked BEFORE killing your system instead of after.
>> Random suggestion : adding a one-line comment before these two entries
>> describing what they are for (i.e. sumup of the above)
> Patches welcome.
> Personally, I don't think it's worth the time - anyone who is going to
> mess with these entries is either expected to know what they are for or
> fail miserably. However, as someone who has been messing with this stuff
> for 10 years, I am probably not the right person to ask.