Re: Xorg is using MAP_PRIVATE, PROT_WRITE mprotect of VM_RESERVEDmemory

From: Hugh Dickins
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 12:50:44 EST

On Wed, 16 Nov 2005, Thomas Cort wrote:

> I tried running "Xorg -configure" on my alpha (EV56) with Linux kernel
> 2.6.15-rc1 and got the following error message: "xf86EnableIOPorts:
> Failed to set IOPL for I/O". I checked the kernel log and found the
> following error message:
> Nov 16 06:38:49 [kernel] [4394179.238460] program Xorg is using
> MAP_PRIVATE, PROT_WRITE mprotect of VM_RESERVED memory, which is
> deprecated. Please report this to linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> If you need any further information or would like me to test anything,
> feel free to contact me.

Thanks a lot for the report: I'm finishing up on patches to fix this
and some other related problems, hope they'll be in time for -rc2.

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