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Strange XWin startup problem v2.0

Hi all!

I have a clean (brand new, just downloaded, ...) installation of Cygwin/X.

I perform the following steps:

1) Start cygwin by double clicking desktop icon.
2) In cygwin window:  cd /usr/X11R6/bin
3) In cygwin window:  startxwin.bat

I get the X icon in the system tray, but nothing else (no xterm, nothing :( ).
After some searching I discovered that there are two XWin.exe images in the processes tab of the windows task manager.

This has happened on three attempts of clean all cygwin directories, download and install on this particular machine. To check myself and the system, I downloaded the same software on a second machine and it worked fine the first time (there is only one copy of XWin.exe in Task Manager)..

The machine I am having trouble with has one peculiarity: the system disk is G:, not C: (its a long, long story). I have tried installing cygwin/X on C:, D: and G: with the same results.

The system is an AMD 2100+ with 2GB ram and lotsa disk space, running Windows 2000 Pro.

Attached is XWin.log

Has anyone reported a problem of this nature?

Thanks in advance.


Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project


XWin was started with the following command line:

/usr/X11R6/bin/XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error 

ddxProcessArgument - Initializing default screens
winInitializeDefaultScreens - w 1280 h 1024
winInitializeDefaultScreens - Returning
(WW) /tmp mounted int textmode
_XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be created.
(II) XF86Config is not supported
(II) See for more information
(==) FontPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
winAdjustVideoModeShadowGDI - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per pixel
winAllocateFBShadowGDI - Creating DIB with width: 1280 height: 1024 depth: 32
winInitVisualsShadowGDI - Masks 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff BPRGB 8 d 24 bpp 32
null screen fn ReparentWindow
null screen fn RestackWindow
InitQueue - Calling pthread_mutex_init
InitQueue - pthread_mutex_init returned
InitQueue - Calling pthread_cond_init
InitQueue - pthread_cond_init returned
winInitMultiWindowWM - Hello
winInitMultiWindowWM - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Hello
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack of shared 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"

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