Subject: Re: X no longer starts with kernel 4.99.37
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/24/2007 01:41:46
On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 05:53:51PM -0500, mel kravitz wrote:
> I have noticed that recent kernels used with userland from a few months 
> ago break many
> important functions such as ifconfig, netstat and dhclient to name a 
> few.

This sounds a bit more general than the lossage that happened - there were
small periods of current where compatibility was broken vs. previous and
future versions of -current - AFAIK.

> However todays
> new kernel 4.99.37 used with 4.99.33 userland renders X (xinit) useless?
> xinit -> xf86MapVidMem : could not mmap framebuffer-why?

Sorry, no idea.