On Wed, 2 May 2007 09:57:08 +0100, Thorsten Kampe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>* Robert Neville (Tue, 01 May 2007 14:09:59 -0700)
>> On Tue, 1 May 2007 08:55:47 +0100, Thorsten Kampe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >* Robert Neville (Mon, 30 Apr 2007 15:45:46 -0700)
>> >> On Mon, 30 Apr 2007 21:47:39 +0100, Thorsten Kampe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >* Robert Neville (Mon, 30 Apr 2007 10:18:15 -0700)
>> >> >> I am not sure if this is the appropriate group. In addition, searching 
>> >> >> through
>> >> >> these gmane newsgroups is not straightforward since Google groups does 
>> >> >> not return them.
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> Startx fails to initialize when it worked yesterday. I ran setup and 
>> >> >> the process may have not
>> >> >> completed (it was late and I needed to sleep). After running setup.exe 
>> >> >> again, I navigated to the
>> >> >> System category and reinstalled rebase. Then I reviewed the README 
>> >> >> file; kill all processes
>> >> >> associated with cygwin; ran ash; and typed /bin/rebaseall -v; the 
>> >> >> utility performed some actions and
>> >> >> returned without errors.
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> I fired up a cygwin window and startx would still not initialize. The 
>> >> >> console gave me the following
>> >> >> font error.
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> sageQueue trapped WM_QUIT message, exiting main loop.
>> >> >> winClipboardProc - XDestroyWindow succeeded.
>> >> >> FreeFontPath: FPE "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/" refcount is 2, 
>> >> >> should be 1; fixing.
>> >> >> 
>> >> >> The cygwin console appears fully functional. The console has returned 
>> >> >> some errors when running make,
>> >> >> but these issues may be completely separate. Please give me whatever 
>> >> >> insight you may have on these
>> >> >> scenarios. I have already spent considerable time troubleshooting 
>> >> >> these issues and need better
>> >> >> guidance.
>> >
>> >"XWin was started with the following command line:
>> >X :0 -multiwindow -clipboard""
>> >
>> >Read again my posting. I said "without" and not "with" (which wouldn't 
>> >make sense at all if there is a "winClipboardIOError"). "startx" is a 
>> >shell script. Copy it, find the line where XWin is started and remove 
>> >the arguments (parameters). Then start this script. 
>> >
>> 
>> I did not realize that startx was just a script. Honestly, the clipboard is 
>> the main reason for me
>> launching Xwin. After editing the script and removing the clipboard 
>> argument, the console returns a
>> "winInitMultiWindowXMsgProc - Caught IO Error." Then I removed the 
>> multiwindow argument and the
>> console returned the following error. I don't have much time to evaluate 
>> this scenario or the
>> patience; hopefully someone has seen this scenario before. 
>> [XWin log]
>
>I can't see any error in the new log you posted. The only thing I can 
>advise you is to try to run the startxwin.sh and startxwin.bat file to 
>see if they make a difference...
>
>Thorsten


Sorry about not posting the error log. I was helping several other people with 
their basic computer
issues and made this oversight. Both startxwin.bat and startxwin.sh fail. Here 
are the error logs.

$ startx

Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
Release: 6.8.99.901-4

Contact: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com

XWin was started with the following command line:

X :0

_XSERVTransmkdir: Owner of /tmp/.X11-unix should be set to root
winValidateArgs - g_iNumScreens: 1 iMaxConsecutiveScreen: 1
(II) XF86Config is not supported
(II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
winDetectSupportedEngines - Windows NT/2000/XP
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw installed
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw4 installed
winDetectSupportedEngines - Returning, supported engines 00000007
winSetEngine - Using Shadow DirectDraw NonLocking
winAdjustVideoModeShadowDDNL - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per pixel
winFinishScreenInitFB - Masks: 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack of shar
ed memory support in the kernel
(--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31
(--) winConfigKeyboard - Layout: "00000409" (00000409)
(--) Using preset keyboard for "English (USA)" (409), type "4"
Rules = "xorg" Model = "pc105" Layout = "us" Variant = "(null)" Options = "(null
)"
(--) 5 mouse buttons found
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/, removing from li
st!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/, removing from
list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing from li
st!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/, removing from
 list!
winPointerWarpCursor - Discarding first warp: 509 353
winProcEstablishConnection - Hello
winProcEstablishConnection - Clipboard is not enabled, returning.
cat: /home/Ferdie/.Xauthority: No such file or directory

waiting for X server to shut down FreeFontPath: FPE "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/mi
sc/" refcount is 2, should be 1; fixing.
winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress

#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

$ startxwin.bat
startxwin.bat - Starting on Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
      3 [main] run 2372 tty_list::allocate: No tty allocated
      3 [main] run 4892 tty_list::allocate: No tty allocated

#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

$ startxwin.sh

$ Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
Release: 6.8.99.901-4

Contact: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com

XWin was started with the following command line:

XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error

_XSERVTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running

Fatal server error:
Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't already run
ning
winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress


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