Bug 2951 - enlightenment refuses to start on a Tektronix NC200
enlightenment refuses to start on a Tektronix NC200
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 1999-05-21 05:54 EDT by santini
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-02 20:33:08 EDT
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Description santini 1999-05-21 05:54:13 EDT
I've installed gnome on a RedHat 5.2 box used as a server
for a number of xterminals (lan connected), some of which
are old HP and some of which are NC200 (Tektronix).

On older (HP) terminal, gnome-session starts correctly with
enlightenment. On the newer NC200 enlightenment refuses to
start sayng that there is another window manager running.

Moreover, in .xsession-errors, enlightenmnet complains on
the absence of XFree-Misc extension for the display
corresponding to the NC200, but not on the HP one.

Everithing works (reasonably) well with WindowMaker or
IceWM....

Any clue?
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-29 03:20:59 EDT
assigned to msf
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 1999-08-02 20:33:59 EDT
This is a very specialized problem that occurs on hardware that most
people don't have. If you can provide a patch that fixes the problem,
we can make use of it, but I don't think we can fix it.

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