[Fwd: Re: acroread9 crashes after maybe 10 seconds of operation.]

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Mon Oct 19 13:20:57 UTC 2009

1wkmmr at gmail.com writes:

> Unfortunately, the map_at_zero sysctl didn't work for me.  The
> following massage still recorded in dmesg.
>> linux: pid 1378 (acroread): syscall inotify_init not implemented
> I set the sysctl variable just before the kernel boot.  After loading
> kernel and modules and before booting the kernel, escape to the
> command line mode of the loader, and type set
> security.bsd.map_at_zero=1, then boot.
> Something wrong?

Install acroread8 instead of acroread9.

> Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru>:
>> darcsis at gmail.com (Denise H. G.) writes:
>>> the same problem here for the port on 8.0-RC1.
>>> And I tried to use zh_CN-acroread8, but it does not even start up, just
>>> aborts before the GUI appears.
>> Try this:
>> -----
>> # sysctl security.bsd.map_at_zero=1
>> -----
>> If that helps then updating to a more resent 8.0 (without setting
>> this sysctl) should help. For more information take a look at
>> security@ maillist. HTH

WBR, bsam

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