Re: i386-ELF-xquake-1.06 (was Re: Strange 2.1.11 bug)

Alan Cox (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 20:29:52 +0000 (GMT)

> How do you do this? I've always thought it should be possible, but
> whenever I've tried, I've got errors saying that there is already
> and X server running. Any ideas (this is XFree86 on Intel, BTW). I
> haven't yet tried it on Sparc -- not enough time at work :-(

This belongs on linux-newbie

You start a :1 X server either with a tweaked startx or by hand. See
the X server manuals. Basically (export DISPLAY=:1; X :1 &; fvwm ) &