Bug 9889 - Startx failure
Startx failure
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-03-01 08:52 EST by foosh
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Description foosh 2000-03-01 08:52:00 EST
Xconfiguration successfully completed but hit problem when starting X
(under id root:  startx)Window System with the following error messages:

Fatal server error:
Server is already active for display 0
If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock and start again.

Server output:
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
giving up.
xinit: unable to connect to X server
xinit: no such process (errno 3): Server error
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-12 10:53:59 EDT
It looks like you are configuring X while already running it. Anyway, it has
been fixed since then and should be OK in 6.2 (perhaps even 6.1)

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