[Gllug] Cygwin problems or X problems?

Mike Leigh MikeL at hornbill.com
Wed Aug 18 12:29:44 UTC 2004

Whats wrong with rebooting the box and calling the guy in the noc to give
you the new ip it has been given.  I know its not a long term solution but
if the box is 300 miles away then someone must be monitoring it (and 3000

What would happen in the event of a power cut ?


-----Original Message-----
From: Robert P. McKenzie [mailto:rmckenzi at rpmdp.com]
Sent: 18 August 2004 11:59
To: Greater London Linux Users Group
Subject: Re: [Gllug] Cygwin problems or X problems?

Adrian McMenamin wrote:

> On Wednesday 18 August 2004 11:11, farnsaw at stonedoor.com wrote:
>>Quoting Adrian McMenamin <adrian at mcmen.demon.co.uk>:
>>>I using cygwin over SSH to remotely operate kmail and, after some sort of
>>>freeze/crash with an X app I am having all sorts of problems.
>>  No suggestions on how to get it back without a reboot, however, you
>>use dyndns.org to get a domain name for the server with a dynamic IP.
>>run one of the clients that frequently (and on boot) check the IP of the
>>machine and report it to dyndns.org to update the DNS record for that box.

>>This would allow you to always[0] reach the box via a "static" domain
> I have an address registered with dyndns but havenever been able to
> how their configuration works, and obviously, if it fails on reboot now I
> stuffed :(

Do you not have any other way ontot he machine?  Can you not SSH into the

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