Dell Inspiron 1100 upgrade to current breaks 845 patch

David Gilbert dgilbert at
Fri Apr 2 07:19:31 PST 2004

I was just upgrading a friend's inspiron 1100 laptop to -CURRENT to
get vmware working and this upgrade broke the 845patch program that is
used to make the video memory allocation work.

The 845patch program complains that it can't mmap /dev/zero (which is
an odd thing to say).  Has anyone else run into this and figured a


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