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XScreenSaver(6x)                                              XScreenSaver(6x)



NAME
       bsod - Blue Screen of Death emulator

SYNOPSIS
       bsod  [-display  host:display.screen]  [-foreground color] [-background
       color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install]  [-visual  visual]  [-delay
       seconds]

DESCRIPTION
       The bsod program is the finest in personal computer emulation.

       bsod steps through a set of screens, each one a recreation of a differ-
       ent failure mode of an operating system.  Systems depicted include Win-
       dows  3.1,  Windows  95,  Windows  NT, MS-DOS, AmigaDOS 1.3, Linux, SCO
       UNIX, BSD UNIX, HPUX, Solaris, Tru64, VMS, HVX/GCOS6, IBM OS/390, MacOS
       (MacsBug,  Bomb, Sad Mac, and OSX), Atari ST, Apple ][+, and NCD X Ter-
       minals.

OPTIONS
       bsod accepts the following options:

       -window Draw on a newly-created window.  This is the default.

       -root   Draw on the root window.

       -mono   If on a color display, pretend we're on a monochrome display.

       -install
               Install a private colormap for the window.

       -visual visual
               Specify which visual to use.  Legal values are the  name  of  a
               visual  class,  or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
               visual.

       -delay delay
               The delay between displaying one crash and another.

       -only which
               Tell it to run only one mode, e.g., -only HPUX.

ENVIRONMENT
       DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.

       XENVIRONMENT
               to get the name of a resource file that  overrides  the  global
               resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.

X RESOURCES
       Notable  X  resources  supported  include  the following, which control
       which hacks are displayed and which aren't.  doWindows, doNT,  doWin2K,
       doAmiga,  doMac,  doMac1,  doMacsBug,  doMacX,  doSCO,  doAtari, doBSD,
       doLinux, doSparcLinux, doHPPALinux,  doBlitDamage,  doSolaris,  doHPUX,
       doApple2,  doOS390,  doTru64, doVMS, doMSDOS, and doHVX.  Each of these
       is a Boolean resource, they all default to true,  except  for  doAtari,
       doBSD,  doSparcLinux, and doHPPALinux, which are turned off by default,
       because they're really not all that interesting looking unless you're a
       fan of those systems.

       There  are  command-line options for all of these: e.g., -bsd, -no-bsd.
       (Also note the -only option.)

BUGS
       Unlike the systems being simulated, bsod  does  not  require  a  reboot
       after running.

SEE ALSO
       X(1),            xscreensaver(1),            http://www.microsoft.com/,
       http://www.apple.com/, http://www.sco.com/, http://www.kernel.org/, and
       http://www.amiga.de/.

TRADEMARKS
       Microsoft  Windows,  Microsoft Windows 95, and Microsoft Windows NT are
       all registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.  Apple Macintosh is
       a registered trademark of Apple Computer.  Amiga is a registered trade-
       mark of Amiga International, Inc.  Atari ST is  probably  a  trademark,
       too,  but  it's hard to tell who owns it.  Linux is a registered trade-
       mark of Linus Torvalds, but it isn't his fault.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1998-2003 by Jamie Zawinski.  Permission  to  use,  copy,
       modify,  distribute,  and  sell this software and its documentation for
       any purpose is hereby granted without  fee,  provided  that  the  above
       copyright  notice  appear  in  all  copies and that both that copyright
       notice and this permission notice appear in  supporting  documentation.
       No  representations are made about the suitability of this software for
       any purpose.  It is provided "as is" without express  or  implied  war-
       ranty.  No animals were harmed during the testing of these simulations.
       Always mount a scratch monkey.

AUTHOR
       Concept cribbed from Stephen Martin <smartinATmks.com>.  This version is
       by Jamie Zawinski <jwzATjwz.org>, with contributions from many others.



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