>XDarwin.app works just fine, but "startx -- -quartz" fails.
>I don't even know how long I've had it, because I never tried the
>command line version until I tried out OroborOSX last month. There's a
>diagnostic message "Display mode: IOKit", followed by the error message
>"Failed to connect to the HID System as the window server!" (more
This sounds typical of having bad links and/or old XDarwinStartup in
Check out the troubleshooting page on the OroborOSX website:
Look under the section with the "Unrecognized option: -rootless" error.
Hope that helps!
From: Jonathan Z. Simon <jzsimon@ma...> - 2001-12-07 21:57:22
> Ah -here's a thought...! -How about the ".xserverrc" file (or whatever
> it's called), which gives the arguments for the X server...?
> If you have one in your home directory, move it, or get rid of it.
That's it! Removing that file removes the error. Thanks!!!!
Jonathan Z. Simon
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From: Adrian Umpleby <adrian@ic...> - 2001-12-08 00:38:29
>> Ah -here's a thought...! -How about the ".xserverrc" file (or whatever
>> it's called), which gives the arguments for the X server...?
>> If you have one in your home directory, move it, or get rid of it.
>That's it! Removing that file removes the error. Thanks!!!!
It's a real sneaky one, that.
Time to add it to the OOSX troubleshooting page, methinks...
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