Cygwin X – failed to activate core devices

Recently updated my Cygwin install on Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Workstation. Tried to run startxdmcp.bat and got a Cygwin X error - failed to activate core devices Looking in /var/log/XWin.0.log showed nothing obvious as to why the X server failed to start. Ran Cygwin...

About the Author

James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.


Blog History