X startup hangs

electa electabuzz@katamail.com
Wed Jul 14 15:11:00 GMT 2004

> > -------
> > An important test:
> > without -multiwindow, the X window appear.
> > but she hangs sooner.
> > in task manager, now cat.exe is running. (it gets 0% of CPU).
> > if I kill cat.exe via task manager, an Xterm now appear in X window. X
> > ready now!
> >
> > What is doing cat with X?
> maybe this is from the xinitrc script. Do you have .xinitrc in your home

Hey it's true!
I found that I don't have an .xinitrc in home dir!!!!

> do you still get the cat started when doing
>xinit /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc -- 
/usr/X11R6/bin/XWin -multiwindow -clipboard

cat don't start.
I get the same output as first tests (plain 'startx')

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