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Mateusz Arkadiusz Mierzwinski wrote:
> I think that SYSVIPC should be enabled by everyone. Inter Process
> Communication in style of SystemV is good thing. My apps are using it
> so no one knows if it's not needed in n-number of developers. Also I
> like Shared Memory, Pipes, FIFO etc. This should be enabled in kernel
> by default.
> Mateusz M.
I don't disagree that other programs can use it but it took us all a
while to figure out why the nvidia drivers wasn't working. When the
problem started, I checked the things listed on the docs but did not
know to check this. This may very well need to be mentioned somewhere
else but it may need to be mentioned on the nvidia and possibly ATI
driver docs as well. This was a hair puller for sure and it is not
mentioned anywhere in the docs and we all know that Gentoo has some
I don't mind filing a bug but wasn't sure if that was what was needed or
not. I certainly wouldn't want someone to go through the same as I
did. I was starting to look at hardware problems and buying things when
the fix was found. Bad thing is, new hardware would have done the same