Subject: Re: XFree86
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Randy Terbush <email@example.com>
Date: 01/18/1995 19:26:10
> Second thing, I had mem problems back in May, and the fix was to su;
> sleep 60 < /dev/mem; ^d back to your user, and then "startx". Your
> "checkDevMem" reminded me of that, but I'm not sure if this is the
> same cause of your problems.
> That was due to a short-lived bug in /dev/mem. It's been fixed for a
> long time.
Actually, I think that you need to run the lkm that comes with
XFree86-3.1 in order to get direct memory access under NetBSD.
I'm not sure if this user is attempting to run 2.1 or 3.1.