Subject: Re: XF86_S3 2.1 server and mmap
To: None <>
From: Randy Terbush <sierra!randy>
List: current-users
Date: 03/24/1994 22:13:00
Scott Bartram writes:
 > I just upgraded to XFree86 2.1 and noticed the following server
 > startup message:
 > 	checkDevMem: warning: failed to mmap /dev/mem (Invalid argument)
 >         	linear fb access unavailable
 > I recall a recent message indicating that /dev/vga should be mmap'ed
 > instead of /dev/mem. Is anyone working on this? I assume that it's not
 > as simple as changing the reference from "/dev/mem" to "/dev/vga"?

This has been fixed in the past couple of days by Chris.  You will see
that message dissapear after you update your kernel.