New xwin fails 2instance crashes

Alexander Gottwald
Mon Apr 26 12:25:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, aroushdi wrote:

> Executing Xwin 2 times in a row the second one always fail with unable 
> to bind . This did not happen befor . I used to have multiple xsessions 
> with multiple hosts. with the new distrib I cannot do that . Only the 
> first does not crash
> any idea how to reolve this behaviour .
> thanks for ur help

You can not start two xserver with the same display number.

use XWin :0 $OPTIONS for the first and XWin :1 $OPTIONS for the second.

can you please the logfiles and the commandlines which you use to startup
the xserver?

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