Re: Problems with X-programs
On Sep 06, Karsten Bolding wrote
> 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
> 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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