Cannot Start X

Marco Schuler
Tue Aug 7 14:26:00 GMT 2007

On 8/7/07, Holger Krull <> wrote:
> Marco Schuler schrieb:
> > XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error
> >
> > Here is the content of the XWin.log:
> >
> > (WW) /tmp mounted int textmode
> > _XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be created.
> Check if you can write in the dir /tmp/.X11-unix and delete everything (use ls -la to check because the files start with a dot)

I deleted all the files in the directory you mentioned, but it did not
help. Still the same error and msg in the XWin.log.

Any other ideas?

> Why is everything mounted in textmode?

Hm, I don't know. That's just what cygwin did on installation. Is
there any problem about this?


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