XFree slow to start

David Barron dlbarron at nc.rr.com
Fri Apr 16 06:45:44 PDT 2004


Allard Welter wrote:

>On Friday 16 April 2004 08:48, cedric wrote:
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>>> Do you have /tmp/.ICE-unix ?  If not, try
>>>mkdir /tmp/.ICE-unix ; chmod 1777 /tmp/.ICE-unix
>>>      
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>>That's odd, i have /tmp mounted as tmpfs, and my scripts don't create the
>>dir, but it is present. Can it be X creates that dir?
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>It's not the creation of this directory that's amiss, it's the 
>ownership. /tmp/.ICE-unix should have root ownership, x creates it belonging 
>to the user who started x, which is potentially dangerous (and reportedly 
>slows down some operations). If you log all output from x, you should see a 
>warning about this somewhere.
>
>Cheers - Allard
>
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>>Greets, cedric
>>--
>>The only dumb question is the one omitted
>>
>>De enige domme vraag is degene die niet gesteld wordt
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I took care of that by creating /etc/sysconfig/createfiles to look like 
this:
dir root root 1777 /tmp/.ICE-unix
Now the cleanfs script cleans out /tmp, then recreates the .ICE-unix 
directory.  Works great.





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