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RE: CDE Hangs on login with Xfree
- To: "'Harold Hunt'" <huntharo at msu dot edu>, "'Oliver S Dungey'" <odungey at csc dot com>, "'cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: CDE Hangs on login with Xfree
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 15:21:29 -0400
I do not mean you should... But you can download Solaris8 (x86 or Sparc)
free of cost from www.sun.com. It can coexists with Linux and Windows...
though a bit tricky with linux, because RedHat Linux starting from 5.2
version label swap partition as x86 and so does Solaris, from long time.
Which causes swap partition over written...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harold Hunt [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 3:07 PM
> To: Oliver S Dungey; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: CDE Hangs on login with Xfree
> > Yes. I have posted the information as requested.
> I have just been working on adding it to the FAQ.
> > I don't really know who's bugs these are but they should not really
> > cause a crash in Xfree, maybe some warnings but not a full on crash.
> > Let me know if you have any interest in this area and I can provide
> > more information.
> Well, I don't generally have access to Solaris for testing,
> but if you built a debug version of Cygwin/XFree86, and ran
> it via gdb, you could give us much more detailed information
> about the crashes that might enable us to actually fix some
> of them. Instructions for building a debug version of
> Cygwin/XFree86 are in the Contributor's Guide:
> On a side note, have you
> installed and tested the Test42 server? I wonder if it would
> fix some of the crashes that you are reporting.
> Good luck,