How do I change the kernel settings to enable PWM on the BeagleBoard xM?


I am trying to enable the PWM pins on the BeagleBoard xM. I am following a very good tutorial found at this link . I am able to follow along with the tutorial just fine until I try to run the code at which point I encounter an error that reads, “Unhandled fault.” The tutorial warns you about this error and says that to fix the problem you have to disable the kernel setting