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Old 02-27-2001

I'm running Digital Unix True64 system. version4.0. My CDE is shutoff. How can I start the CDE. When I boot my system I don't even get graphic startup picture in the beginn. I've tried to activate thourgh Graphical UI Selection Facility in /usr/sbin/setup.But all I have is alot of inactive processes and no CDE. Even after a reboot.

And Do have to change the /etc/initab to make the CDE start after every boot or where in the shell I have to make the changes that CDE starts everytime that reboot.

I know that before it use to work on this system.

Please Help....

[Edited by Peterh on 03-01-2001 at 02:23 AM]
# 2  
Old 02-27-2001
You must insure that your X server environment and processes are running before CDE kicks off.
# 3  
Old 03-01-2001
Data CDE

Yes X server environment and processes are running. And all the programs are installed. Some reason it doesn't run.

I'd tried useing /sbin/init.d/xlogin start that didn't work. I had to kill that process because the machine stopped running. This I got direct from Unix support.

Then I got a tip from someone to start /usr/dt/bin/dtlogin -daemon. And that did not work.

I know that shells and profiles that start the CDE but still can't see or find that keeps the CDE from starting..

Please Help again........
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Old 03-01-2001
There may be some environmental variables that must set before CDE will start properly. Do you know what environmental variables CDE requires (LANG, DISPLAY, etc.)

For many X applications, the DISPLAY environmental must be set (and set correctly) for X to work. A quick example of the use of DISPLAY:

export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0

(as I recalloff the top of my head, please check the syntax).

Also, the host which is receiving the X application must have provided permission for the X application to run on the host (normally with the <B>xhost</B> command

[Edited by Neo on 03-01-2001 at 10:13 AM]
# 5  
Old 03-08-2001
Help Neo,

I know but this is dumm question. Where is X applications to be found. Your example from DISPLAY could not find.

And I don't know what environmental variables CDE requires???

Note that all I know is that CDE worked before on this system and was shut off.

# 6  
Old 03-08-2001
Check for Errors

I don't know much about this. but i will sugest you to check error logs. i think it is /var/dt/Xerrors

# 7  
Old 03-09-2001

That was good. I found a error.

"error (pid 926) : error 48 binding socket address 177"

Do you know this means????

thanks pete
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