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Re: Problems with X-programs

On Sep 06, Karsten Bolding wrote
> Hi
> Got my new machine (orca) and started to migrate programs from the old (dolphin). So far I've run into two problems - maybe unrelated - but both has to du with
> X.
> 1: ncview is a very nice utility to browse netcdf-files (cirrus.ucsd.edu:/pub/ncview). I'm able to compile, although I've to do a little with the Makefile produced by xmkmf (Xaw header files not found). When I try to run ncview I get to see a glimse of the main menu and then the following is written:
> X Error of failed request:  BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  1 (X_CreateWindow)
>   Serial number of failed request:  169
>   Current serial number in output stream:  254
> If I move the executable to dolphin then it works and if I take the executable from dolphin and moves to orca I get the same error.

Whenever I get an error like this, I try running in "the other mode" - if
I am using 16-bit colour, I try using 8-bit mode; or vice versa. This
might be your problem - from your post:

> % Unsupported X Windows visual (class: PseudoColor, depth: 8).
>   Substituting default (class: TrueColor, Depth: 16).

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