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From: J T Halliley <jthalliley@comerica.com>
To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com
Subject: Unable to open socket for inet
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 22:35:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <OF588CFB32.7C276118-ON852578E1.007BB5C2-852578E1.007C0DBA@comerica.com> (raw)

Just installed Cygwin/X on WIndows XP Pro, Version 2002, SP 3.
When I invoke startxwin, here's what I get:

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bash> startxwin

Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
Release: 1.10.3.0
OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3 [Windows NT 5.1 build 2600] (Win32)
Package: version 1.10.3-1 built 2011-07-19

XWin was started with the following command line:

X :0 -multiwindow 

_XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet6
_XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet6/GP3JDP1-E6410:0
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet6
_XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet
_XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet/GP3JDP1-E6410:0
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet
_XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for local
_XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for local/GP3JDP1-E6410:0
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for local

Fatal server error:
Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't 
already running
winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress
----------------------

It seems as though there's a general networking issue: 

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bash> ping 127.0.0.1
icmp: unknown protocol
----------------------

but using Windows ping from a DOS prompt works fine:

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Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\>ping 127.0.0.1

Pinging 127.0.0.1 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for 127.0.0.1:
    Packets: Sent = 3, Received = 3, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms
Control-C
^C
C:\>
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I am in the Administrators group, so raw sockets should work.  We do run 
McAfee, so that could be an issue.

Any ideas?  Both for XWin and for ping?  Are they related?

Thanks,
Tom

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             reply	other threads:[~2011-08-03 22:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-08-03 22:35 J T Halliley [this message]
2011-08-04  6:19 ` Marco atzeri
2011-08-04 20:18 J T Halliley
2011-08-04 20:59 J T Halliley

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