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Re: multiple X sessions problem

On Fri, Dec 05, 1997 at 04:23:44PM +0000, E Papantoniou wrote:
> (this is a repost)
> Hi all,
> my problem is that I cannot run more than one X server at the same time.
> When I am logged in as a user one and run startx on display :0.0, I do
> Ctrl-Alt-F2, log in as a user two and type startx -- :1.0
> The second X server attempts to start (the gray default background appears)
> and gets stuck at that point. Going back to the Ctrl-Alt-F2 screen the
> erron message is :
> AUDIT ...(time and date)... 2144 X:client 1 rejected from local host
> Xlib: connection to ":1.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorised to connect to server

This seems to be saying that the currently running Xserver won't let you
connect. I think when you run "startx --:1.0" it is trying to start it on
the currently running server. Try using something like "startx --vt9 :1.0"
(I don't know if that's right, but it's getting there!)


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