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Re: X 4.0.1 what's the deal?

On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 11:39:12AM -0500, Adam Lazur wrote:
> I reproduced it on my 2.4.0-test10 box and _could_ log in remotely.
> strace on the X process shows the following looping forever:
> uname({sys="Linux", node="bamf", ...})  = 0
> uname({sys="Linux", node="bamf", ...})  = 0
> connect(6, {sin_family=AF_UNIX, path="/tmp/.font-unix/fs7100"}, 24) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)

This is (obviously) an attempt to connect to the font server via a Unix
domain socket.

> I let it run for about 5 minutes doing this, then killed it (with a -9).
> The hang didn't occur with 2.2.18pre15, and my ultra super strace test on
> /usr/X11/bin/xinit shows:
> uname({sys="Linux", node="bamf", ...})  = 0
> uname({sys="Linux", node="bamf", ...})  = 0
> connect(3, {sin_family=AF_UNIX, path="/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 19) = 0
> it continues after this. So, the syscalls are different for the differing
> kernels... not much more data, but it's at least a little more.

But that's something different.  That's an attempt to make a Unix domain
socket connection to the X server itself.  Does "/tmp/.font-unix/" show up
*anywhere* in your 2.2.18pre15 strace?

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