disabling MIT-SHM on older Xorg-X11 servers

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Thu Apr 23 14:48:36 PDT 2009

john tillman wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running Xorg's X11 version 6.7.0-2, at least according to rpm, on
> Fedora Core 2 linux boxes.  Old, I know, but that's what I'm stuck with. 
> Upgrades are not possible.
> I'd like to disable the MIT-SHM extension.  Can someone please tell me how
> to do it with the version of X I am using?
> I tried adding
>     Section "Extensions"
>         Option "MIT-SHM" "disable"
>     EndSection
> to my xorg.conf but X didn't like that and through an error at start up.
> Any ideas?

Rebuild the server?   The Extensions section was added in X11R6.8.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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