unable to open display "" 6 times when I try to run any X apps from xterm

cygwin@berardi.info cygwin@berardi.info
Thu Jun 28 02:42:00 GMT 2007

I have uninstalled window's firewall (which was disabled before) and
uninstalled the virus software (AVG).  Still not working.  Can't use xhost
or any X program except xterm without getting 6 errors of - "Can't open

I'm a little confused about the response since the output I showed was
from an xterm started using startxwin.bat which launches X before starting
xterm which is an X app?  I have been using this configuration for over 2
years on this box and it suddenly stopped working.

I can't seem to locate xstartwin.  Where can I find it?

Any other suggestions or insight into what could be causing this?  What is
the meaning of 6 errors when I try to execute xhost?

Thank you in advance!


Here is my /tmp/XWin.log;

_XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be
(II) XF86Config is not supported
(II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
winAdjustVideoModeShadowGDI - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per
winAllocateFBShadowGDI - Creating DIB with width: 1920 height: 1200 depth: 32
winInitVisualsShadowGDI - Masks 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff BPRGB 8 d 24
bpp 32
null screen fn ReparentWindow
null screen fn RestackWindow
InitQueue - Calling pthread_mutex_init
InitQueue - pthread_mutex_init returned
InitQueue - Calling pthread_cond_init
InitQueue - pthread_cond_init returned
winInitMultiWindowWM - Hello
winInitMultiWindowWM - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Hello
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack
of shared memory support in the kernel
(--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31
(--) winConfigKeyboard - Layout: "00000409" (00000409)
(--) Using preset keyboard for "English (USA)" (409), type "4"
(--) 3 mouse buttons found
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing
from list!
Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/,
removing from list!
winInitMultiWindowWM - pthread_mutex_lock () returned.
winInitMultiWindowWM - pthread_mutex_unlock () returned.
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - pthread_mutex_lock () returned.
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - pthread_mutex_unlock () returned.
winInitMultiWindowWM - DISPLAY=
winProcEstablishConnection - Hello
DetectUnicodeSupport - Windows NT/2000/XP
winProcEstablishConnection - winInitClipboard returned.
winClipboardProc - DISPLAY=
winInitMultiWindowWM - XOpenDisplay () returned and successfully opened
the display.
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - XOpenDisplay () returned and successfully opened
the display.
winClipboardProc - XOpenDisplay () returned and successfully opened the


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