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Re: could X remove the lockfile on reboot?

> /tmp is normmaly cleaned up at reboot.  Have you disabled this?  There
> are several reasons why /tmp is cleaned.

>From /etc/init.d/boot:

# Time files in /tmp are kept.
( cd /tmp && \
  find . -xdev \
  ! -ctime -$TMPTIME \

That's the number of days to keep files in /tmp. If you were running X
right when the system was rebooted, the X lock files in /tmp will
likely not be 20 days old.

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