Emacs splash screen went to textmode only

Ashish SHUKLA ashish at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 22 04:55:38 UTC 2010

Markus Hoenicka writes:
> Quoting Ashish SHUKLA <ashish at FreeBSD.org>:

>> Well I use a tiling WM (Xmonad), and to reproduce your issue, I started 12
>> instances of 'xterm' and then started an Emacs instance with '-q
>> -no-site-file' which caused Emacs to start with a smaller window
>> where I got a
>> non-fancy splash screen.
>> Try starting your Emacs in full-screen mode .e.g. 'emacs -fs'.

> That works indeed. That is, I just have to make sure Emacs starts up
> with a sufficient frame height. emacs -g 80x40 is all it takes.

> Thanks a lot for your help!
> Markus

You're welcome :)

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