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    I found this in another mail:

    Kevin Fenzi wrote:
    > Duh.
    > I figured out the problem. In 2.4.0-test13-pre3 is the introduction of
    > the shmall sysctl. I had installed a package called powertweak a while
    > back. It looks like powertweak sets any sysctl it doesn't know to 0.
    > So, the problem was that there was no shared memory for X. ;(
    > I set that up to a reasonable level and all is well.
    > sorry for the wild goose chase. :(
    > kevin
    > -

    Could you check your /proc/sys/kernel/shmall value?
    If 2.4 is really incompatible with powertweak, perhaps a warning should
    be added to the release notes.

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