Re: Segmentation Fault

Andrew Sullivan (
Wed, 7 Apr 1999 07:11:23 -0500 (EST)

Does the colordepth you start at have any effect?  (If not, then, no, I
have no suggestions.)

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On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, D. Cooper Stevenson wrote:

> When I try to run the compiled version of Afterstep using RedHat v. 5.2,
> the AfterStep executable reports first the color depth and then an error
> saying, "Segmentation Fault."
> AfterStep seems to compile without complaint.
> I eliminated Xclients, ~/.xinitrc, /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc, e.t.c and all
> other startup scripts. I am starting X "bare-bones" using with the
> "startx" command. I then start a window manager from there. For example,
> running "twm &" from the X window terminal runs fine.
> Also, I completely removed RedHat's method for starting X Windows. I am
> running the "industry standard" method. Has this happened to anyone else
> or does anyone have an idea what could be happening? Anything that could
> help would be really appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> Cooper Stevenson
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