RE: [Linux-ia64] running X with 2.4.18 kernel

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Date: 2002-04-24 07:07:53
> Anybody running X with a 2.4.18 (either 0226 or 0410 ia64 
> patch) kernel? 
> I discovered a couple of weeks ago that it didn't work, at least with 
> the kernels I'm building. 

See the release notes for the first 2.4.18 patch that David made.  He
included a program to allow executable stack for certain apps (like X),
while keeping it non-executable by default.  X needs to have an executable
stack for scanpci to work.  After running David's program, it works fine for


Matt Domsch
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Dell Linux Solutions
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Received on Tue Apr 23 14:08:03 2002

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