XFree slow to start

that weasel weasel at beyondnormal.org
Thu Apr 15 12:46:19 PDT 2004


On Thu, 2004-04-15 at 15:17, Cliff McDiarmid wrote:
>  Hi 
>  
> I've just installed Xfree-4.4 from source, following the 'host.def file' from BLFS for the first time - all went well.  When I hit 'startx' the system now, and in the past, is set to boot into KDE.    
>  
> But I now have a situation whereby Xfree takes a maybe 30sec to start after typing 'startx.   If I hit Ctrl-C this will inntiate start up - why?    But when the KDE screen appears the system continues to go slow.   
> Folders and pieces of txt can take 15 sec to appear.  Any idea what's causing this, I've never had it before?  The log file shows the following at the beginning: 
>  
>   XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet6 
> _XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet6/Cliffhangers:0 
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet6 
>  
> How do I solve it? 
>   
Are you using IPv6 for some reason?  I'm not positive, but i think inet6
refers to IPv6.  If your not using it on purpose check your kernel
config and try removing support for it.

Nick




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