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Re: xterm problem on my powerbook

Hello Vincent,

On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 09:43:35AM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2005-03-03 20:13:09 +0000, Jochen Voss wrote:
> > the weirdest problem of my new Linux installation on a powerbook is
> > the following: "xterm" does not work!  It opens a window but then dies
> > immediately with the following error message.
> > 
> >     xterm: fatal pty error 23 (errno=22) on tty /dev/pts/1
> > 
> > Does anybody else see this problem?  Is there any know cure?
> Yes, I had this problem a long time ago. The solution was to set
> XTerm*eightBitInput: true
Yes, I see.  If I adopt this setting, xterm starts up fine for me, too.

Is there any known reason why "XTerm*eightBitInput: false" works on i386
but not on powerpc?

All the best,

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