strange messages in log

Peter Samuelson peter at
Wed Aug 30 09:09:55 GMT 2000

[Justin Slootsky <slootsky at>]
> [2000/08/29 22:59:59, 0] locking/shmem_sysv.c:sysv_shm_open(566)
>   Can't create or use semaphore [1]. Error was Function not implemented

Hmmmm, my guess is, you have a Linux kernel compiled without SysV IPC
support.  This is a bad idea, as lots of apps need SysV IPC.

It's in the "General Setup" menu in the Linux kernel configuration....


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