XWin hangs when accessing font server

Cary Jamison Cary.Jamison@powerquest.com
Thu Mar 6 20:01:00 GMT 2003

"Alexander Gottwald" <Alexander.Gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote in
message news:<Pine.LNX.4.44.0303032314120.30048-100000@lupus.ago.vpn>...
> Martin Buck wrote:
> > xset fp+ tcp/fonts:7100
> > 
> > As soon as the xset commands runs, XWin locks up and consumes 100% 
> > CPU time. The same happens if I don't use XDMCP and only start XWin 
> > and a single xterm in which I type the xset command.
> This was already reported by other users. But until now, no one had 
> the time to solve this problem. Maybe you can step in here.

Also note that pointing to a font server on the Xwin command line when
starting it works.  The bug is in trying to add a font path later with

(disclaimer - as I've seen reported here, I don't actually use a font


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