Subject: Re: Unable to mmap /dev/mem
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Matthieu Herrb <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 11/13/2000 07:49:10
You wrote (in your message from Sunday 12)
 > A few packages (snes9x and xmame come to mind) refuse to go full-screen or
 > use DGA; they die with 'unable to mmap /dev/mem: invalid argument'. Any
 > suggestions on how to fix these? Please CC me in the reply, as I'm not on
 > tech-x11.

You need 'options INSECURE' in your kernel to be able to mmap