crashing on XP pro

Jim Marshall
Fri May 18 21:10:00 GMT 2007

Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote:
> 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".
Thank you - that fixed his problem!


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