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Re: Duplicate invocation problem with xwin.exe
- From: Martin Gill <martin at martinsgill dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2004 00:57:32 +0000
- Subject: Re: Duplicate invocation problem with xwin.exe
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Ok, managed to find out what the problem was.
Seems it's Zone Alarm. I had to completely uninstall it to solve the
Just thought I'd post this in case anyone else ever has the same problems.
I've sent a note to ZA support... if they offer a solution i'll post it
Martin Gill wrote:
I just insalled cygwin on my PC, and tried to get the x windows server
I used the startxwin.bat script to do this, but nothing seemed to happen.
After some investigation, I noticed that I had two xwin.exe processes
running. I killed both of them and tried again. Again.. 2 xwin.exe
processes started up.
I checked through the batch file, but all it was doing was starting xwin
and then starting xterm. I commented out xterm, just in case and tried
again. same result.
If I run the batch file, I always get 2 xwin.exe processes. I've tried
runnig it from cmd as well as from the bash shell, but even in those
cases I get 2 processes.
If i go into task manager and kill the xwin process with the lower
memory foot-print, the x-server springs into life and everything works
I'm completely confused as to why this is happening.
My startxwin.bat is unchanged. I'm running WinXP Pro SP2 with the latest
stable versions of cygwin.
Anyone able to offer any suggestions?