crashing on XP pro

Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Thu May 17 23:09:00 GMT 2007

Jim Marshall wrote:
> My co-worker just installed cygwin, when he tries to run it
> crashes.
> A fatal error has occurred and Cygwin/X will now exit.
> Please open /tmp/XWin.log for more information
> Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
> Release:
> Contact: xxx
> XWin was started with the following command line
> XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error
> I've read a few posts on this and tried the solutions (setting XWin :2,
> the font mount problem) to no avail. Can you suggest any other options
> to get it to work on his machine?

I'd suggest the easiest solution to a working install would be to wipe the
existing and reinstall choosing "Unix/binary" instead of "DOS/text".

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
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Holliston, MA 01746

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