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Date:      Wed, 02 Jul 1997 23:10:45 +0000
From:      Fabrice Aneche <>
To:        Jesse D Troy <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Problems with the GIMP
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Jesse D Troy wrote:
> I am running FreeBSD 2.2.2-RELEASE and have tried installing both
> versions of the GIMP package included with my FreeBSD 2.2.2 CDs
> (gimp-0.54.1 and gimp-0.99.9).  The 0.99.9 version core-dumps before it
> even puts a window on the screen.  The 0.54.1 version core-dumps when I
> try to create a new image (open FILE menu, choose NEW).
>         Has anyone else had this problem?  If so, is there a solution to this?
> Thanks,
> Jesse Troy

Add this option to your kernel 

>From the handbook handbook38.html

options SYSVSHM

       This option provides for System V shared memory. The most common
use of this is the XSHM extension in X
       Windows, which many graphics-intensive programs (such as the
movie player XAnim, and Linux DOOM) will
       automatically take advantage of for extra speed. If you use the X
Window System, you will definitely want to include


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