Getting New XServers to Work
Thu Jun 8 10:02:00 GMT 2000
You may be runing in some sort of \r\n\ issues,
which had been dicussed recently at Cygwin mailing list.
Are you using binmode or text mode?
do a mount and see what it says.
The mount points would be an issue with only window manager (twm.exe)
and xterm. Dxwin32.exe itself is MSVC compiled executable
and does not use anything from Cygwin.
You should have the following directory structure, assuming you installed it
on a c:\drive
c:\usr\lib\X11\fonts and other subdirectories.
C:\usr must be the top level directory, otherwise
X-server would complain about /usr/lib/X11 and fonts
and will fail to start.
Can you try the follwoing from a DOS prompt?
cd to c:\usr\bin\X11 and type
if DXWin32 fails to start then try:
XWin -fp c:\usr\lib\X11\fonts :0
no need to set the PATH etc because startdx.bat did that for you
when you first executed it.
if -fp option works, then edit the startdx.bat file and add it to
start XWin :0.
PS: Post replies to Mailing list please!!!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Fosburgh [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ]
> Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 12:44 PM
> To: Suhaib Siddiqi
> Subject: Re: Getting New XServers to Work
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Suhaib Siddiqi" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 10:25 AM
> Subject: RE: Getting New XServers to Work
> > > I have been trying to get the new DXWin server to work, but
> so far it is
> > > no go for me. I have read through the archives but so faw can't find
> > > anything. I extract the X-servers-v-1.0.tar.bz2 in / and this puts
> > > everything in its proper location. However, when I run startdx from a
> > > prompt, I get pop up boxes with:
> > >
> > > Coundn't open RGB_DB '/usr/lib/X11/rgb'
> > That means there is a whole lot missing? you should have
> > a lot of stuff in /usr/lib/X11.
> > > and
> > > could not open default font 'fixed'
> > fonts should be in /usr/lib/X11.
> > Check for it.
> > did you change in anything in batch files?
> > Suhaib
> > >
> > > The file /usr/lib/X11/rgb.txt does exist.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have an idea what is going on? This is cygwin-1.1.1 on
> > > NT-4.0SP5.
> > >
> > >
> It doesn't look like my reply went through. /usr/lib/X11 has rgb.txt and
> all of the fonts. I have not changed the batch files.
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