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Re: cygserver errors
- From: Lester Ingber <ingber at ingber dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 10:40:57 -0700
- Subject: Re: cygserver errors
This file is listed under `ls -l`:
-rw------- 1 SYSTEM root 0 Aug 23 08:31 cygserver.log
% cat cygserver.log
cat: cygserver.log: Permission denied
I couldn't access this file, so I temporarily used `chown --reference`
to set the owner to myself. This file is empty, just as it first appears.
I see that in /etc/cygserver.conf I have not changed the defaults for LOGGING:
# kern.log.syslog: Determines whether logging should go to the syslog,
# Default is "yes", if stderr is no tty, "no" otherwise.
# Command line option -y, --syslog or -Y, --no-syslog.
# kern.log.stderr: Determines whether logging should go to stderr,
# Default is "yes", if stderr is a tty, "no" otherwise.
# Command line option -e, --stderr or -E, --no-stderr.
# kern.log.level: Logging level. Valid values are 1 to 7 with a bigger
# value emitting more logging output. Default level is 6.
# Command line option -l, --log-level.
# kern.log.debug: Determines whether debug output should be printed to stderr.
# Default is "no". Command line option -d, --debug
(If I change anything in this file, do I have to rerun anything?)
On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 01:13:51PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
: Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 13:13:51 -0400
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: To: Lester Ingber <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: CC: email@example.com
: Subject: Re: cygserver errors
: In-Reply-To: <20061009150437.GA996@ingber.com>
: On 10/09/2006, Lester Ingber wrote:
: >I am having problems with cygserver similar to those discussed in
: >http://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2005-05/msg01378.html. On my XP Pro
: >system, under Administrative Tools -> Event Viewer -> Application, I see
: >several red X's whenever I start my modified startxwin.sh. (I have found
: >that the script in /usr/X11R6/bin crashes unless I add /bin to
: >export PATH=/usr/X11R6/bin:"$PATH":/bin .) So, my Cygwin utilities start
: >except I do get occasional crashes of individual xterm windows for no
: >reason I can discern, which I have reported before but no follow-ups
: >I am getting errors like:
: > "The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( Cygwin ) cannot
: > be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry
: > information or message DLL files to display messages from a
: > remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to
: > retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The
: > following information is part of the event: cygserver: error
: > getting handle(1684) to server (5)."
: >I do run setup for all users, and my mounts are under system, the main
: >focus of the discussion under msg01378.html referenced above.
: >I cannot see if the is a cygwin or cygwin-xfree problem, so I'm sending
: >this to both forums.
: cygserver is a core Cygwin service so the Cygwin list is the proper place
: to discuss it.
: What does '/var/log/cygserver.log' say?
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