Bug#214449: same problem after upgrade to 4.3.0-0pre1v4
> > $ xdvi main.dvi
> > X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for
> > operation)
> > Major opcode of failed request: 45 (X_OpenFont)
> > Value in failed request: 0x3400005
> > Serial number of failed request: 25
> > Current serial number in output stream: 26
> > I've been told reinstalling debian helps - isn't there an easier
> > solution?
> There had better be; I don't regard reinstallation of the entire OS
> as a solution to anything except a security breach.
If it's the fastest way to get back a working OS it can be a real good
solution. Or at least the most practical.
Neither xemacs nor xdvi work at the moment - and I have to use these
programs several hours a day.
> Can you mail this bug the main.dvi file you are using?
I've attached a stripped down version. xdvi still produces the same
These fonts are installed:
tmm@blade:~$ dpkg -l 'xfonts*' | grep ^ii
ii xfonts-100dpi 4.3.0-0pre1v4 100 dpi fonts for X
ii xfonts-100dpi- 4.3.0-0pre1v4 100 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from
ii xfonts-75dpi 4.3.0-0pre1v4 75 dpi fonts for X
ii xfonts-75dpi-t 4.3.0-0pre1v4 75 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from
ii xfonts-base 4.3.0-0pre1v4 standard fonts for X
ii xfonts-base-tr 4.3.0-0pre1v4 standard fonts for X (transcoded from
ii xfonts-scalabl 4.3.0-0pre1v4 scalable fonts for X
ttf-commercial added the fonts of Windows XP.
MfG Thomas Mueller - http://www.tmueller.com for pgp key (95702B3B)