[ale] My Laptop X ?

Dan Newcombe newcombe at mordor.clayton.edu
Tue Jan 20 15:45:31 EST 1998

I've seen this with Accelerated X.  most of the time it is a problem with
my font path, or something font related.  Make sure that is correct.

On Tue, 20 Jan 1998, Robert L Harris wrote:

> Ok,
>   I"m running RedHat5.0.  It's a new install, not an upgrade.  I've installed
> AcceratedX and XF86.  I'm currently trying to use fvwm2.  I tried to use
> twm even.  When I type "startx" it locks.  I can't ctrl-alt-bckspace, or
> flip to a different console.  I can however telnet in from outside.  Once
> in, I can start killing procs, but nothing clears the screen of the X but
> a reboot.  One other note is that it seems to try and not bring the X up
> in 800x600 or even 640x480.  It stays somewhere areoudn 320x200 or something.
> It's a cirrus Logic 7548 adapter with 2 megs.
> Anyone got any ideas?
> Robert
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> perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'

Dan Newcombe                                      newcombe at mordor.clayton.edu
"Maybe you were always beyond my reach and my heart was playing safe, But was
 that love in your eye I saw or the reflection of mine?"  --Marillion

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