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Re: cant start X

> > 
> > rm -f /dev/gpmdata
> Is this in Installation Instructions or Release Notes somewhere?
> Can we get this inode removed from the sparc image build?  Am cc'ing
> d-boot and d-doc.

It needs to be part of the errata. The logic of the patch that causes this
problem is that if gpm is not installed (more specifically not running),
then opening the device will fail. Problem is, it's not a device, nor a
socket, it's a FIFO. So opening it succeeds no matter what.


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