Posts: 33 Location: North Brunswick, NJ Joined: 12.03.08
Posted on August 11 2010 14:49
I just added a lot of memory to my Alpha so I figured I might actually be able to do some stuff with it like run a web browser. I installed the CSWB kit that was on the Alpha hobbyist disc. It identifies itself as:
Secure Web Browser V1.7-13 is based on Mozilla 1.7.13
Unfortunately, if I run it from a DECterm while logged on at the console, it crashes DECwindows. The final entries in the DECW$SERVER_0_ERROR.LOG:
11-AUG-2010 20:35:05.4 vmsScreenClose: Closing screen down
11-AUG-2010 20:35:05.5 FreeFontPath: FPE "DECW$SYSCOMMON:[SYSFONT.DECW.100DPI]"
refcount is 2, should be 1; fixing.
11-AUG-2010 20:35:05.9 vmsScreenClose: Closing screen down
11-AUG-2010 20:35:06.3 AddResource(8000c1, c0000002, d2129a8), client=2
11-AUG-2010 20:35:06.4 Fatal server error:
I tried increasing my process quotas in SYSUAF and also tried boosting the servers quotas in DECW$PRIVATE_SERVER_SETUP.COM but it still crashes the same way.
Anyone have any ideas what I might try to be able to use this at the console? It works fine if I set the display to my linux machine (I'm posting this right now using cswb displayed on linux) so it's apparently some kind of issue with the DECwindows display server.
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