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From: Stephen More <stephen.more@gmail.com>
To: cygwin-xfree <cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.10.2-1
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:27:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BANLkTimeLMPQSOv8Wv6sRGipqJ0vTDQZPA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BANLkTi=SHU+CXx0z32=93491m_KcPhz5AA@mail.gmail.com>

Previously I had tried rebaseall and rebaseall with an alterante
address but it still did not start.

This appears to be intermittent, after a few more attempts X is now up
and running.

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 7:22 AM, Stephen More <stephen.more@gmail.com> wrote:
> Here is the XWin.0.log file.
>
> -Thanks
>
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 7:05 AM, Jon TURNEY <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 29/06/2011 12:00, Stephen More wrote:
>>> After installing service pack 1 to System 7 I got the "Failed to
>>> activate core devices." so I updated to xorg-server-1.10.2-1.
>>>
>>> I no longer am getting the Xwin modal error window, but Xwin is still
>>> not starting.
>>
>> Thanks for the report.
>>
>> Can you attach the /var/log/xwin/XWin.0.log, please
>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Jon TURNEY <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk> wrote:
>>>> The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:
>>>>
>>>> *** xorg-server-1.10.2-1
>>>> *** xorg-server-dmx-1.10.2-1
>>>>
>>>> These packages contain XWin and the other X.Org X11 servers.
>>>>
>>>> In addition to upstream fixes [1], the following cygwin-specific changes
>>>> have been made since 1.10.1-1:
>>>>
>>>> * Use system() rather than pipe() & fork() to invoke xkbcomp.  This should
>>>> work around the X server being unable to startup with "Failed to activate
>>>> core devices" error when cygwin's fork() emulation is unable to work
>>>> successfully. (Launching applications from the tray menu still uses fork()
>>>> and might still fail on problem systems, and other cygwin programs might
>>>> still fail to fork(), but hopefully this will prevent these problems from
>>>> being reported as an X server issue quite as much). (This should make
>>>> Cygwin/X FAQ 9.15 obsolete)
>>>> * Automatically activate the -nolock option if /tmp is on a FAT filesystem.
>>>> (This should make Cygwin/X FAQ 2.3 obsolete)
>>>> * Automatically activate the -emulate3buttons option if less than 3 mouse
>>>> buttons are reported.  Add -noemulate3buttons option so this  can be
>>>> reversed.
>>>> * To facilitate testing of llvmpipe/softpipe, if the GALLIUM_DRIVER env var
>>>> is set, load the swrastg rather than swrast rasterizer.
>>>> * In -wgl mode, create a new dispatch table, rather than modifying the
>>>> existing one to avoid a GLX crash.
>>>>
>>>> 9ea8c1f306aff9cd32542ee9f47af400 *xorg-server-1.10.2-1.tar.bz2
>>>> 974750046285c50f8c91244120af5d41 *xorg-server-dmx-1.10.2-1.tar.bz2
>>>> b525dda038b3b91b347699aa3de0966a *xorg-server-1.10.2-1-src.tar.bz2
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-May/001675.html
>>>>
>>
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>> Please read :-)
>>
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>>
>> --
>> Jon TURNEY
>> Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer
>>
>

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      reply	other threads:[~2011-06-29 11:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-28 14:06 Jon TURNEY
2011-06-29 11:01 ` Stephen More
2011-06-29 11:06   ` Jon TURNEY
2011-06-29 11:22     ` Stephen More
2011-06-29 11:27       ` Stephen More [this message]

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