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Chris Upton cupton at uvic.ca
Thu Nov 2 13:20:55 EST 2000

In article <8tplfp$kcj$1 at pegasus.csx.cam.ac.uk>,
jkb at arran.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk (James Bonfield) wrote:

> In <cupton-3110000957350001 at hera.bioc.uvic.ca> cupton at uvic.ca (Chris
Upton) writes:
> > Of now I have a new problem.....  get major X error and gap4 dies when I
> > try to open a database. I'm using linux redhat 6.2.
> > We'll try a few things.....  :-(
> Are you using Gnome with Enlightenment as the window manager? I've experience
> quite a few bugs under that combination - try another window manager if
> so. (Redhat 7 appears to use sawfish as the wm instead.)
> I've also seen X (rather than gap4) completely crash when making heavy use of
> the trace display in 24-bit colour modes. I haven't managed to isolate the
> cause for that yet though and I haven't tested whether Xfree86 4 has this
> problem.
> James
> --
> James Bonfield (jkb at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk)   Tel: 01223 402499   Fax: 01223 213556

  Thanks for the response. I switched to sawmill wm and that has fixed the
problem so far.... though once I did manage to crash the whole of X with a
lot of traces open!

Dept Biochemistry and Microbiology
University of Victoria
Victoria BC

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