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To: Joe Berens <jberens@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: X
From: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 10:25:22 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.4.10.10011161506530.11923-100000@jberens.americas.sgi.com>; from jberens@sgi.com on Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 03:10:53PM -0600
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On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 03:10:53PM -0600, Joe Berens wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I have compiled X on my Indy running linux following the directions found
> at http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/~agx/mipslinux/x/x.html.  When i to
> startx it seems to start X but no x ever shows up.  From
> /var/log/xdm-errrors:
> 
[..snip..] 
> Operating System: Linux 2.1.100 mips [ELF] 
> xdm error (pid 4268): Hung in XOpenDisplay(:0), aborting
> xdm error (pid 4268): server open failed for :0, giving up
> xdm error (pid 4265): Display :0 cannot be opened
I've never seen this kind of error before but the kernel you're using is
ancient, probably switching to a more recent one helps (2.2.16 and
2.4.0-test9 work fine for me). What version of glibc are you using? If
it is as old as your kernel you won't get anything to work.( I'm using
2.0.6-5lm here).
Regards,
 -- Guido

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