Just so you all know, it looks like installing the Xorg-related packages on my Solaris 10 machine (not difficult using the Sun Update Manager tool (/bin/updatemanager)) did the trick. No more X resource crashes on things like keyboard input (viz. XKEYBOARD).
I hope other people find this useful. Scott Scott Fordin wrote: > You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a > similar problem I just started experiencing today. In my case though, > I just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and I'm trying to connect > to a Solaris 10 box. I can connect, and certain applications work > just fine, but a couple (in particular running a Java app withing > Firefox 2.x), as soon as a type anything in a form field, Firefox > crashes hard with XKEYBOARD resource errors. Based on what I've > found today, the problem looks like it might be an X configuration > error on the Solaris side, and it relates to Xorg versioning issues. > Specifically, my Solaris 10 installation is using older versions > of Xorg-related files; the new version of Ubunutu and, I gather, of > the Cygwin/X server use new Xorg files. > > I'm in the process of applying a bunch of update patches to my > Solaris box. In particular, patch 119059-45 was identified on > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg/+bug/292973. We'll > see if it works. > > Anyway, don't know if this might be any help to you. > > Scott > > jose isaias cabrera wrote: >>> You might also want to check your firewall settings. Firewalls tend >>> to get real touchy when the signatures for binary files change. >>> >> With the firewall turned it off, (just XP) and same problem occurrs... >> >> -- >> Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple >> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html >> Documentation: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/ >> FAQ: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/ >> > > -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html Documentation: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/ FAQ: http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/