[GRASSLIST:1885] Re: problem with d.mon

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Tue Nov 25 21:56:28 EST 2003


> My OS is window2000 pro.; I installed cygwin, Xfree86, grass5, tcltk. And I
> think tcltkgrass turns correctly.:-). 3 weeks ago, I can open monitor with
> grass:~> d.mon start=x1.
> But now I get :
> No socket to connect to for monitor <x1>.
> Problem selecting x1. Will try once more
> No socket to connect to for monitor <x1>.
> grass:~> using default visual which is TrueColor
> ncolors: 65536
> ERROR: Can't bind to socket: error "Bad file descriptor"
> How can I fix this problem ?

Look for a directory called /tmp/grass-<username>, where <username> is
your Cygwin username, as reported by "whoami". Check that you can
write to that directory. Delete any files (actually, sockets) from
that directory.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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