Re: Afterstep does nothing after loading background

Eugene Ciloci (ciloci@sympatico.ca)
Tue, 17 Apr 2001 04:41:54 -0400


I'm using XLink's (http://www.xlink.com/) Omni-X 6.2 X-Server.  I tried
removing all the "wait" commands from autoexec.  No luck, same problem.

Any other ideas?

Thanks.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sasha Vasko/OSCA/Courts/Judicial" <sashav@sprintmail.com>
To: <as-users@afterstep.org>; "Eugene Ciloci" <ciloci@sympatico.ca>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 9:35 AM
Subject: Afterstep does nothing after loading background


>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've compiled AfterStep-1.8.8 on my Win2k PC using Cygwin.  When I
> execute
> > afterstep it displays the following messages:
> >
> > Detected colordepth : 24. Loading configuration
> > ...AfterStep(non-configurable/0_
> > feel.24bpp:257):unknown function name in function specification
> > [CirculateWindow
> > Up].
> > .... Done.
> > using /tmp/as-connect.0 for intermodule communications.
> > Using system wide defaults from
> > '/cygdrive/c/Misc/AfterStep/share/afterstep'accepted module connection
> > accepted module connection
> > asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 0 (pixmap   id is 8388609).
> > asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 1 (pixmap   id is 8388613).
> > asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 2 (pixmap   id is 8388617).
> > asetroot: loaded root background for desk# 3 (pixmap   id is 8388621).
> > Wharf:invalid option BalloonFore        Black
> > Wharf:invalid option BalloonBack        Grey70
> > Wharf:invalid option
> > Font        -adobe-helvetica-bold-o-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
> >
> > The default background is successfully loaded and displayed.  The
problem
> is
> > that after loading the background afterstep just idles.  It doesn't
> display
> > the wharf, pager, or anything else.  It just sits there.
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
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>
> It really depends on what server you are using - if XF86 then you are in a
> bad shape since this thing does not work well.
>
> You can try removing all Wait commands from autoexec file - it looks like
> AS is
> endlessly waiting for some module to open its window.
>
> Cheers
> Sasha Vasko
>

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