Serious X problem, cannot start xterm.

Gerrit P. Haase
Sat Dec 10 18:46:00 GMT 2005

Hi René,

>> Now when running the script I get this output when xterm should start:
>> $
>> gerrit@INSPIRON /perl
>> $ _X11TransSocketOpenCOTSClient: Unable to open socket for tcp
>> _X11TransOpen: transport open failed for tcp/
>> xterm Xt error: Can't open display:
>> Welcome to the XWin X Server
>> [...]

> The problem should be with whatever cygminires.dll depends on to resolve names
> or with changed firewall settings (can't query DNS server because port 53 is not
> open), it could also be in /etc/hosts for the case where localhost is not
> defined as

Oh yeah, some protection software, the management tool for my DSL router
blocked the access, I hate this stupid tools, I just installed it to
setup my router and it blocks me out of my network.

Many thanks for your help,

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