[plt-scheme] using DrScheme and Xnest

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Wed Jul 8 12:41:30 EDT 2009

May I ask why you're running v103?  I assume you know it's over five
years old, maybe coming up on ten?

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 9:13 AM, Greg
Rodenhiser<grodenhiser at holycross.edu> wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to run DrScheme v103p1 on Redhat Enterprise 3, but have its
> display redirected to a Redhat Enterprise 5 desktop.  For the life of me, I
> cannot get this to work:
> 1.) If I simply SSH X11 tunnel the application comes up in RHEL5, but none
> of the fonts do, the menus, dialog boxes, etc are all blank.
> 2.) If I attempt to use Xnest, I can get the desktop to come up in RHEL 5,
> but launching DrScheme gives the following errors:
> X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
> Major opcode of failed request: 45 (X_OpenFont)
> Serial number of failed request: 152
> Current serial number in output stream: 153
> Does anyone know why DrScheme only seems to run if its being displayed on
> the local desktop, and why conventional methods of redirecting display don't
> seem possible??  Please help, really stuck!!!
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> Greg Rodenhiser
> Technical Services Engineer
> College of the Holy Cross
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