X Freezes at Startup
Wed Dec 29 10:49:00 GMT 2004
On Tue, 28 Dec 2004, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> Ok, I read in teh FAq that the problem is ZoneAlarm. I do not have,
> and have never had ZoneAlarm. I tohught ti might be Windows Firewall
> (I use Windows XP Home SP2), but even after i disabled it, it still
> froze. What is the problem and how do i fix it?
There has been a report some days ago. But since I can't reproduce it
there is litte chance to get this fixed.
You could try Xming (http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/Xming). It uses
nearly the same codebase as XWin but uses windows sockets directly.
Maybe this solves the network problems.
BTW: have you checked if /tmp is mounted in textmode? This used to give
similar symptoms. The error should have been fixed for some time now but
maybe it's a regression.
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