Re: Weird things with X and apps
You have to patch the kernel with the alpha patches or use 2.1.x kernels.
On 28-Oct-98 Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Wed 28 Oct 1998, Ove Thomasson wrote:
>> X Error of failed request: BadAccess (attempt to access private resource
>> Major opcode of failed request: 129 (MIT-SHM)
>> Minor opcode of failed request: 3 (X_ShmPutImage)
>> Serial number of failed request: 49
>> Current serial number in output stream: 50
> Start gimp (and other GTK apps!) with the --no-xshm flag. I'm not sure
> what the deal is (i.e. whether the problem is with the kernel or with
> the X server), but the application can apparently not access X server
> shared memory, which it tries to do by default.
> Unfortunately the library doesn't fall back to --no-xshm automatically
> if it fails at first...
> Paul Slootman
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