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Old 11-16-2004, 04:41 AM   #1
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Why can I startx with user.

when I run startx,it remind me that:
failed to open /dev/mem (Operation not permitted)
Then I run chown -R test.test /dev/ and chmod 777 /dev/mem.
but the problem can't be resolved yet!


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