[Xorg] BadDrawable when fowarding display

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Jul 15 10:59:46 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 10:09 -0700, Matthew Sims wrote:
> Now I had a problem forwarding X displays to this new linux setup. At
> first I was simply getting a "Unable to open display" error. I ended
> up recreating the .Xauthority and it helped...somewhat.
> I can forward over /usr/openwin/bin/xlogo and admintool (the remote
> server is Solaris). But I can't forward a third-party application. I
> get this error now:
> X Error of failed request:  BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  73 (X_GetImage)
>   Resource id in failed request:  0x40
>   Serial number of failed request:  132
>   Current serial number in output stream:  132

If you're forwarding with ssh >= 3.8, is ForwardX11Trusted enabled

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