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RE: startxwin - xinit unable to connect to X server
- From: bgoldberg at homeaccess dot com
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 19:03:51 +0000
- Subject: RE: startxwin - xinit unable to connect to X server
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I have the exact same problem - this after JUST upgrading my Xorg.
My X server was working PERFECTLY - for YEARS. Now just after newest version... :(
FYI: I'm running cygwin32 under XP.
Chris - I'd ask you check the date on your log file.
Because MY system is failing long before it touches the log!
I have an: Xwin.exe.stackdump:
$ cat /usr/bin/XWin.exe.stackdump
Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION at eip=7C917F82
eax=612E6FD8 ebx=612E6FB8 ecx=00000000 edx=0700FF00 esi=612E5718 edi=0022C414
ebp=0022C3F8 esp=0022C3F8 program=D:\Programs\cygwin\bin\XWin.exe, pid 904, thre ad main cs=001B ds=0023 es=0023 fs=003B gs=0000 ss=0023 Stack trace:
Frame Function Args
0022C3F8 7C917F82 (00000044, 612E6FD8, 00000000, 00000001) End of stack trace
Already checked - nothing newer than version 1.17.1-4; which is what is dumping for me.
Anyone know of a fix or workaround?
TIA - Bob
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kunz, Christopher L
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 1:41 PM
Subject: startxwin - xinit unable to connect to X server
After updating to the latest Cygwin distribution, I can no longer connect to X server. When I run startxwin (on a fresh Cygwin install), I get the following errors:
xinit: giving up
xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
xinit: server error
The XWin.#.log looks okay, I think (see attached). I've set DISPLAY to :0.0.
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