X won't start anymore
Wed Oct 19 14:39:00 GMT 2011
On 10/19/2011 4:17 PM, Denis Beauchemin wrote:
> I guess it happened after some MS update but I can't start X anymore (from an rxvt-native console since clicking the desktop icon doesn't display anything):
> $ startxwin.exe
> Welcome to the XWin X Server
> Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
> Release: 18.104.22.168
> OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 [Windows NT 6.1 build 7601] (WoW64)
> Package: version 1.11.1-1 built 2011-10-05
> XWin was started with the following command line:
> X :0 -multiwindow
> (II) xorg.conf is not supported
> (II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
> LoadPreferences: /home/bead2306/.XWinrc not found
> LoadPreferences: Loading /etc/X11/system.XWinrc
> LoadPreferences: Done parsing the configuration file...
> winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw installed, allowing ShadowDD
> winDetectSupportedEngines - Windows NT, allowing PrimaryDD
> winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw4 installed, allowing ShadowDDNL
> winDetectSupportedEngines - Returning, supported engines 0000001f
> winSetEngine - Multi Window or Rootless => ShadowGDI
> winScreenInit - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per pixel
> winAllocateFBShadowGDI - Creating DIB with width: 2944 height: 1280 depth: 32
> winFinishScreenInitFB - Masks: 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff
> winInitVisualsShadowGDI - Masks 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff BPRGB 8 d 24 bpp 32
> winInitMultiWindowWM - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
> winMultiWindowXMsgProc - Calling pthread_mutex_lock ()
> Screen 0 added at virtual desktop coordinate (1024,0).
> 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
> (II) AIGLX: Loaded and initialized swrast
> (II) GLX: Initialized DRISWRAST GL provider for screen 0
> [dix] Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/OTF/, removing from list!
> [dix] Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/Type1/, removing from list!
> 4 [main] X 15760 fork: child 19360 - died waiting for dll loading, errno 11
> startxwin: giving up
> startxwin: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
> startxwin: server error
> The culprit seems the line saying "died waiting for dll loading, errno 11". Knowing which dll didn't load could help, I guess...
> What's annoying is the fact that this used to work really fine up until about 1 week ago...
latest cygwin snapshot are more informative about fork failures,
eventually you can try them
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