Linux - X crashes during `startx`, and my X log file contains an error message.

Answer ID 190
Published 12/03/2004 05:18 AM
Updated 02/25/2008 10:48 AM

X crashes during `startx`, and my X log file contains this
error message:

 (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to obtain a shared memory identifier.


The NVIDIA OpenGL driver and the NVIDIA X driver require shared memory
to communicate; you must have CONFIG_SYSVIPC enabled in your kernel.

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