Several useful X server parameters may be set at startup,
for example the default colour depth of specific gfx adapters, or whether
backing store should be enabled.
- On AIX 4.1 with PEX/PHIGS / OpenGL installation
/usr/lpp/X11/bin/dynamic_ext should contain
and the file
/usr/lpp/X11/bin/static_ext should contain
control the X-server access from other hosts.
Due to X-server problems
when the name server can't resolve the name of machines listed in these
files, they should contain only local machines.
This doesn't solve the
problem completely (because the local name server might be down as well) but at
least the more likely case of external network breakdown is excluded.
- CDE configuration:
Path definitions in
Actual icons and datatypes in
- For machines with graphic cards, adjust screen resolution:
Devices - Graphics Displays - Select the Display Type
choose monitor, then
Select the Display Resolution and Refresh Rate
- adjust keyboard properties (for machines with keyboards):
- Devices - Graphic Input Devices - Keyboard - Change / Show Characteristics of the Keyboard
Keyboard repeat rate  +#
Keyboard repeat delay 250 +
Alarm volume off +
Clicker volume off +
Extended keyboard identifier none +
or on the command line:
chhwkbd -r'30' -d'250' -a'0' -c'0'