Unable to Startx Following Upgrade--Error in Locking Authority File
rperry at gti.net
Sat Jan 28 20:22:28 PST 2006
I'm running FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE #0 and just completed weekly upgrade.
Now when I run "startx", I can not connect to the graphical display
window. I simply see the gray screen with the small x in the middle.
I went back to the command line to review the text immediately following
the startx command and the first line reads: xauth: creating new
authority file /home/rperry/.serverauth.8414; then, repeated four (4)
times is the following:
/usr/X11R6/bin/xauth: error in locking authority file
error opening security policy file
AUDIT: Sat Jan 28...8433 X: client 1 rejected from local host
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified
I have no problem running startx as root.
ls -l .Xauthority
-rw-------1 root rperry 112 Jan 28 22:13 .Xauthority
FWIW, also had trouble running portupgrade due to repeated timeouts
and/or loss of connections.
Is there a location that lists the error messages like the one I
encountered? Tried Google and the mailing list archives but wasn't able
to resolve the issue.
Any assistance would be appreciated.
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