mgapdesk crash

William O'Higgins william.ohiggins at
Mon Aug 25 20:44:07 PDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 01:58:36PM -0400, James Halstead wrote:
>I am curious if anybody has had any luck using the mgapdesk port. A
>friend of mine has a computer with a matrox g550 installed, after
>a fresh install of 4.8, newest X port and running X -configure,
>the mgapdesk program seems to just crash the X server every time it is
>run. It generates a core file, but I am not diving into X that deeply ;p

I found this problem as well, and got around it when I had the right
permissions and environment.  "sudo mgapdesk" didn't work, if I recall
correctly.  I had to "su -" and then run it.  Or the other way around
;-)  It does work though.




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