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Old 03-30-2004, 03:02 PM   #1
arimus25
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Xawtv wont start


When I try to run xawtv, this is what happens:

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[root@localhost root]# xawtv
This is xawtv-3.88, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.3)
Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-ledfixed-medium-r-*--39-*-*-*-c-*-*-*" to type FontStruct
Segmentation fault
[root@localhost root]#
What does it mean when it says "Cannot convert string "-*-ledfixed-medium-r-*--39-*-*-*-c-*-*-*" to type FontStruct Segmentation fault" and how do I fix it?
 
Old 04-15-2004, 02:25 PM   #2
ivanova
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The font error is because that font is not in your font path - edit your XF86Config file to include the path where the font is installed.

The Segmentation Fault is because xawtv have a problem with the device it's trying to use. Check the man page and specify the correct device. More info on this is here:

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.p...entation+fault
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.p...entation+fault
 
  


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