Subject: Re: xterm problem
To: Adam Ciarcinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthieu Herrb <email@example.com>
Date: 02/04/1999 10:57:11
You wrote (in your message from Wed 3)
> I discovered the following problem with xterm (or X-11 at all).
> When there is a lot of text to display on xterm window - it simply hangs
> up the system. There is nothing to do, except reset. :(
> My machine: AMD-3D/350MHz, NetBSD-current-i386.
> I tried different window managers.
You may try with `option "noaccel"' in the "Device" section of your
/etc/XF86Config file. If this fixes the problem, it is caused by
XFree86 an acceleration bug.
What graphic card do you have ? Did you also update your xsrc
recently ? XFree86 188.8.131.52 has fixed some of these lockups.
You may also check the XFree86 README for your card in
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/doc for other options in /etc/XF86Config that may