XWin startup problem

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Mon Oct 18 15:43:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Simon Marchese wrote:

> I can't start XWin successfully on WinXP. I have re-installed and re-booted so often that I'm wearing out my disk and the restart icon. Yes, I have tried the advice in http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html#q-error-font-eof and it has not helped.
> I would be very grateful for any advice. I have included more information below. Please let me know if there is anything I can add.
please try removing 

rm /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.dir

this should not print the uptodate line for /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc

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