XWin stopped working with xorg-server 1.7.1 - no log-file created

Gertjan van Noord gertjanvannoord@gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 16:19:00 GMT 2009

the DLL's are all there.

Using the other poster's suggestion to use -noclipboard
solves my problem, although I have no idea what/why.


On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 02:00:28PM +0000, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 19/11/2009 08:33, Gertjan van Noord wrote:
> >
> >after upgrading to xorg-server 1.7.1-3 starting X does no longer
> >work. Previous version 1.6.? worked. However, I can't seem to go
> >back to that version using the cygwin setup programme.
> >
> >the startxwin.bat script does not complain, but no X logo appears,
> >and indeed no X programs can be started.
> >
> >moreover no log-file is created in /var/log, which seems to suggest something
> >very basic is going wrong?
> >
> >starting XWin from the command line, also with -logverbose 10 does not
> >produce any output.
> >
> >rebooting does not change a thing
> >
> >I've attached my cygcheck.out
> You should perhaps try 'cygcheck /usr/bin/XWin.exe' to see if it
> identifies a missing DLL.

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