Cannot Start X

Holger Krull
Tue Aug 7 15:14:00 GMT 2007

Marco Schuler schrieb:

>>>> 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?
>> Well, usually it is not what cygwin does. I don't know if it does any paticular harm, but there is no reason to have / mounted textmode.
> It seems as this is default from mount. man mount sais: "By default,
> mounts are in text  mode"

Where did you get your cygwin from?
My mount is telling me that binmode is the default.

> But I'd say the textmode is not the problem why I cannot start X?

No, but it is a hint that there is something wrong with your cygwin installation.

Attach the output of "cygcheck -c"

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