Re: cannot open dislpay: debian:0.0
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karsten M. Self" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 11:59 PM
Subject: Re: cannot open dislpay: debian:0.0
> on Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 10:32:20PM -0800, Kevin (email@example.com)
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Karsten M. Self" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2003 9:03 PM
> > Subject: Re: cannot open dislpay: debian:0.0
> > > on Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 11:35:02PM -0800, Kevin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > wrote:
> > > > Please can you help with this error?
> > > > Below is the log, env and .bashrc
> > > >
> > > > DISPLAY=debian:0.0;export DISPLAY
> > > More useful information:
> > >
> > > - What command are you running?
> > > - What is the *exact* error message?
> > > - How is your root session executing?
> You didn't answer this question. Are you logged in directly as root, or
> did you run 'su' or 'sudo' from another userid?
> > > - Are you local or remote on this box?
> > >
> > >
> > > If you are logged in as a nonprivileged user, are 'su'd or 'sudo'd to
> > > root, and are attempting to run an X client, try specifying the local
> > > display *and* merging xauth records, as root:
> > >
> > > # export DISPLAY=<local display>
> > > # xauth merge ~/<nonprivileged user>/.Xauthority
> > make xconfig
> > cannot open display: debian:0.0
> > root
> > local
> That's a bit terser than is useful.
> Are you *logged in as root, directly, on an X display?* I doubt it.
> The solution I suggested previously should work. Try it and report
> Karsten M. Self <email@example.com>
> What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
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rm -f include/asm
( cd include ; ln -sf asm-i386 asm)
make -C scripts kconfig.tk
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20/scripts'
cat header.tk >> ./kconfig.tk
./tkparse < ../arch/i386/config.in >> kconfig.tk
echo "set defaults \"arch/i386/defconfig\"" >> kconfig.tk
echo "set ARCH \"i386\"" >> kconfig.tk
cat tail.tk >> kconfig.tk
chmod 755 kconfig.tk
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20/scripts'
wish -f scripts/kconfig.tk
Application initialization failed: couldn't connect to display
Error in startup script: invalid command name "button"
(file "scripts/kconfig.tk" line 51)
make: *** [xconfig] Error 1
Yes I was login directly as root