[NBLUG/talk] Cannot get XWindows to start

Mark Street jet at sonic.net
Fri Jan 2 21:56:01 PST 2004

Hmmm, try a start

service xfs start

The font server creates its socket in /tmp/.font-unix/fs7100

If the permissions are not correct on /tmp xfs cannot create the file.  ... 
thus the error message.

The old /tmp files are of no use really.....

On Friday 02 January 2004 21:13, HarryH wrote:
> Mark,
> The restart of xfs "FAILED".  The chmod 1777 was done ok.  I restored the
> /tmp to all the files it had in the first place before the RHN download,
> minus a large Coyote Linux file so as to give 16MB more space.  Still no X
> on either a reboot or startx command.  Where else should I look to make
> changes?

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