SUMMARY: appletviewer and Xterminals

From: Antonia Gomez (
Date: Fri Jul 10 1998 - 04:03:07 CDT

My original question:

> I have installed JDK 1.1.5 on ultra enterprise 2 with solaris 2.5.1
> and now
> i have problems executing appletviewer over Xterminals (Tektronix
> NCD's).
> The appletviewer is not execute and finish it with the error :
> segmentation violation......
> Before I have installed JDK 1.1 and this error didn't ocurred.
> Do anybody know any answers?

Thanks at David Dodds and Adam Barclay
The problem is basicaly the fonts .

The answer of David Dodds:
>fonts fonts fonts......if he hasn't responded to you so far, give
> an email, he had the exact same problem...he
>has a small web page that explains the problem...

The answer of Adam Baclay

>Our problems were with NCD & Tek servers, the NCD problems and solution

>you can see on
>Obviously on the the tek terminals you won't need to worry about
>the revision of NCDware, but you will still need to apply the sun
>changes listed.
>That takes care of one half of the problem, the other half is making
>sure the fonts are available to your Tek terminals:
>* If you get your fonts via tftp or NFS:
>You're probably using the fonts tektronix supplied. You also
> need to provide a copy of the 2.5.1 fonts in /usr/dt/config/xfonts/C/

> (I think thats the path, we've been on 2.6 for awhile now) and
> make them available.
> I'll assume you know how to mess with your font paths and so on :)
>* If you get your fonts via a font server:
> If you run it on a 2.5.1 machine it must serve the fonts in
> /usr/dt/config/xfonts/C/
> If you run it on a 2.6 machine the fonts from /usr/dt/config/xfonts/C/

> appear to have been integrated into the normal font paths, here's
> a copy of our config that works nicely (you'll want to change the
> error-file for sure tho) :
>catalogue = /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/F3bitmaps,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/Type1,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/misc,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi,
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/Xt+
>client-limit = 9
>clone-self = on
>default-point-size = 120
>default-resolutions = 75,75,100,100
>error-file = /local/log/fontserver
>port = 7100
>use-syslog = on


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