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From: shapiro at (Michael Shapiro)
Subject: Re: starting monitors
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Organization: US Army Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Labs
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Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1993 06:38:24 GMT
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In <9303250328.AA09050@> markp at writes:

>I have installed grass4.1beta on a sparc 2 and it seems fine. I have no
>problems starting a monitor from either the sparc or from an
>Xterminal.  However, when i rlogin from a decterm (5000/25 ultrix 4.2a,
>with Motif) and try to start x0, say, the windo flashes up, i get the
>message about it being started and then an error message about not
>being able to select it. The rlogin is from the dec to the sparc.

>Anyone got any suggestions?

>(The locks/sparc/dec directory appears to be created ok)

This is common. It is a timing problem. d.mon tries to select
the monitor twice (if it fails the first time). Try running d.erase
to see if the select actaully worked. Or use thius sequence
	d.mon -s start=x0   # start, but don't select
	d.mon select=x0

Michael Shapiro U.S. Army CERL
Environmental Division       

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