Thanks to everyone who suggested I increase the amount of shared memory on my SPARC so
Gimp would not disable shared memory tile transport. I added this to /etc/system:
after a reboot Gimp worked fine.
> "Dr. David Kirkby" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> today I compiled gimp-1.1.26 on my Sun SPARC 20 (4 x 125 MHz CPUs, 448 Mb RAM,
> Solaris 8), using Perl v5.6.0, gtkxmhtml-0.99.8, gtk+-1.2.8, PDL-2.1.1snap092100,
> zlib-1.1.3). I have removed any libraries/headers of older gimp versions, but I get
> following error message during startup.
> Gdk-WARNING **: shmat failed!
> gimp: shmat() failed: Disabling shared memory tile transport.
Dr. David Kirkby Ph.D,
Senior Research Fellow,
Department of Medical Physics, University College London,
11-20 Capper St, London, WC1E 6JA.
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