Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Acroread problems on Inspiron 3800/RH6.2/gnome but not fvwm2??
- Paul Crowther wrote:
> Here's a teaser for the gurus out there...I had a similar problem, but it was an X issue - Adobe's acrobat reader
> any suggestions why Adobe Acroread 4.0 persistently crashes
> out on my Inspiron 3800/RH6.2 under GNOME immediately upon startup,
> with a segmentation violation or commonly the Windozeque...
> "Exited with error code: 0x400e0009"
> No prizes for suggesting there is something wrong with Acroread alas,
> since this package works perfectly under FVWM2 on the same machine!
> Other packages misbehave under FVWM2 rather than GNOME, so switching
> to FVWM2 isn't an ideal solution. I'd be tempted to fire up a second
> X session to vt8 running FVWM2 except that my initialization script
> never gets picked up unless it is the system default
> /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc for some crazy reason.
seemed to only like 32bit (or 16bit) depths. I upgraded to XFree86-4.0
and it went away :-). Might be worth a check :-)
Kevin J. Maciunas kevin@...
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