Subject: Re: trouble with sockets
To: None <>
From: Daniel Hagerty <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/03/1996 15:57:44
> From: "Craig M. Chase" <>
> Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 08:44:51 -0600 (CST)
> About once a week I need to reboot my NetBSD-current (i386) box
> because I get the following error:
> chase@orac>xterm
> TRANS(SocketUNIXConnect) () can't connect: errno = 2
> The X server (XFree86-3.1.2A) seems to simply be unwilling to accept
> any new connections.  Any X client causes the same behavior, e.g.,

	Sounds like the named pipe in /tmp/.X11-unix is getting reaped
by something cleaning /tmp or something. (errno 2 is ENOENT, no such
file or directory).
	You should be able to fix this simply by restarting the X
server (but you should also figure out what is deleting the
pipe. Something in cron?).