can't start KDE on FreeBSD from Windows XP

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald at
Tue Sep 7 10:36:33 CEST 2004

On Mon, 6 Sep 2004, Bruce Rhodewalt wrote:

> I'm having trouble configuring KDE on my Windows XP machine (using
> Cygwin/X 2004/03/25).
>  From my bash shell, I can ssh or telnet to my FreeBSD 5.2.1 RELEASE
> machine.  However, if I try to connect and run KDE, I have problems.

where do you run KDE? On the FreeBSD box or on cygwin? The log below 
say you're starting it on cygwin. 

If so then I'd pass you on to the kde-cygwin mailing list.

> iceauth:  creating new authority file /home/Bruce/.ICEauthority
> kdeinit: Launched KLauncher, pid = 3604 result = 0
> C:\programfiles\cygwin\opt\kde3\bin\kdeinit.exe (3872): *** unable to
> remap C:\p
> rogramfiles\cygwin\bin\cygz.dll to same address as parent(0xD30000) !=
> 0xD40000
>     1105 [main] kdein   3604 sync_with_child: child 3872(0x65C) died
> before initi
> alization with status code 0x1
>     1632 [main] kdein   3604 sync_with_child: *** child state child
> loading dlls

I think this is the reason why you get no windows. But i have no clue 
what caused this error.

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