startxwin - xinit unable to connect to X server

Fri May 15 16:37:00 GMT 2015

On 13/05/2015 19:40, Kunz, Christopher L wrote:
> After updating to the latest Cygwin distribution, I can no longer connect to X server. When I run startxwin (on a fresh Cygwin install), I get the following errors:
> xinit: giving up
> xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
> xinit: server error
> The XWin.#.log looks okay, I think (see attached).  I've set DISPLAY to :0.0.

It seems that the X server is crashing while it's still starting up.

I'm afraid I can't reproduce this problem.

If possible, could you follow the "Generating a backtrace when the X 
server is crashing at startup" instructions at [1], which might shed 
some light on what is going wrong...


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