OpenWrt Image Release: 2010-12-14

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Fri Dec 17 08:38:11 EST 2010

On 12/17/2010 06:11 AM, David Kuehling wrote:
> I misunderstood the problem.  The problem is that /usr/bin/gmenu2x is a
> shell script.  So inittab is ok, as you write.  But there is still a
> problem: the gmenu2x shellscript just launches the real gmenu2x
> (/usr/share/gmenu2x/gmenu2x) as a sub-process, so both processes have to
> co-exist in memory.  The more efficient solution would be to have
>  exec /usr/share/gmenu2x/gmenu2x
> as last command in /usr/bin/gmenu2x , so the executable *replaces* the
> shell-script in memory.
> I just tried that, unfortunately gmenu2x immediately quits when started
> via 'exec'.  But only when the shell-script is running from inittab.
> Strange, currently have no idea where this is coming from.

Hi David 

the gmenu2x need "export SDL_NOMOUSE=1", if there is no such variable, it will exit.

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