Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 06/07/2002 - 12:57. General Questions
I have a strange problem that seems to be related to upgrading from Intel RH7.0 to 7.2 and using X(v4.0, no upgrade) . I cannot start alternate X sessions manually to the same display at different login times.
Allow me to explain further....
I start X sessions to connect to other machines with the standard call
"X (display #) -ac -query (hostname)
While using RH 7.0., once I stop the above session (by logging out and hitting ), I was able to start another
session using the same display number. Now, using RH7.2, I can no longer use the same display number. I get the standard error that tells me that it cannot get a listener to connect to that socket because its already in use. I then went to the "/tmp" directory and sure enough there is a socket file with that display # there. But, I cannot delete it even as "root".
I sure would like to get this resolved soon as I am up to display 21 already and my "/tmp" directory is getting filled with stale socket files.