XWin startup problem

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Tue Oct 19 10:11:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Simon Marchese wrote:

> Ok, I have emailed the file as attachment directly. 

I've not recieved it yet

> I did not know before about the mount "mode". The following is what I can get from "mount" as soon as I start cygwin:
> $ mount
> C:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type user (textmode)
> C:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type user (textmode)
> C:\cygwin on / type user (textmode)
> c: on /cygdrive/c type user (textmode,noumount)
> e: on /cygdrive/e type user (textmode,noumount)
> So my next question is the following: if binmode is possible, how can I make the cygwin start script (C:\cygwin\cygwin.bat) mount it's standard mounts in binmode? And even if I wanted to, would that be a good thing?

It is only needed once: 
mount -buf $(cygpath -m /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts) /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts

This will change the font directory to binmode. Maybe you have to reinstall the

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