Thanks goes out to Craig Shaver for his reply (the only one I received).
Here is his response to me:
It sure looks to me like you ran out of pty's. You need to specify
more than 48 (the default) pty's in /etc/system. Not sure of the
specific set pty syntax, but should be in the answerbook. Or
Ok, I took a quick peek. It should be
or whatever..... this is from 2.5, I don't think it should
change under 2.6, but .....
This was in the 2.5 sys admin answerbook, sysadmin guide vol II,
tuning kernel parameters.
I added the set pt_cnt=128 in my /etc/system file and then did a boot
-r. Problem resolved. I can now pop windows and apps to my heart's
..Again thanks to Craig.
D. Stew McLeod wrote:
> Since moving to Solaris 2.6 I have been getting the following errors
> while running CDE and trying to pop some additional windows:
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Maximum number of clients reached
> XView error: Cannot open connection to window server: :0.0 (Server
> Under 2.5.1 I used to be able to get more windows displayed. In fact I
> do not remember ever seeing this error message on my machine before.
> This is not a server and granted I may be popping more windows than I
> need (one for every server I look after), but I never had problems
> under 2.5.1.
> I checked Answerbook and found no reference to this error. Is there
> some kernel variable I need to tweak?
> I will summarize. TO reply, remove the "x" in my return address.
> # D. Stew McLeod ... (remove "x" in reply to address)
> #"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
> # an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
> # - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
-- # D. Stew McLeod ... (remove "x" in reply to address) #"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; # an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." # - Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
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