On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 08:50:53AM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> I'm kind of new to this, so would appreciate a hand.  I just got through
> configuring a custom kernel.  Both makebuild and installbuild take place
> with no problems and the kernel boots just like it's supposed to.  But
> when I try to bring up X I get this error message:
> _XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet6
> _XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet6/remdog.net:0
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet6

These three lines only indaicate that you don't have IPv6 networking,
but is not a problem.

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

Maybe you forgot something netowrking related. Please show a diff(1) of
you kernel configurations, see below.

> Fatal server error:
> Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't
> already running
> I rebooted with the old kernel and everything is back to normal.
> Obviously I removed something from the kernel configuration file that I
> shouldn't have.  Can someone give me a heads up on just what that might
> be?

Please post the output of 'diff -u oldconfig newconfig', where oldconfig
and newconfig are replaced by the paths of the old and new kernel
configuration files.

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