/usr/local/bin/xinit tries to start /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at le-hen.org
Sat Jun 2 21:37:24 UTC 2007

Hi list,

Please Cc: me when replying.

I've installed X.org 7.2 from scratch (no XORG_UPGRADE).

Unfortunately, I can't start it: I use startx(1) which in turn
executes xinit(1), but the latter tries to start /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg.
This obviously doesn't work since X11 now stands in ${LOCALBASE}.

% jarjarbinks:~$ startx
% execve failed for /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg (errno 2)
% giving up.
% xinit:  Connection refused (errno 61):  unable to connect to X server
% xinit:  No such process (errno 3):  Server error.

The workaround is
% ln -s /usr/local/bin/Xorg /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg

Any idea?

Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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