VNC on AIX

Charles Hines chuck_hines "at" VNET.IBM.COM
Tue, 15 Dec 1998 20:02:52 +0000


>>>>> "Mario" == Mario Dupuis <Mario.Dupuis "at" mfg.canadair.ca> writes:

Mario> this is my last attemp,
Mario> Anyone out there who has vncserser running on AIX ?

Yes.

Mario> or anyone who could give me  pointers on what to check for after Xvnc
Mario> stops like this :

Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Xvnc version 3.3.XvncRelease
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Copyright (C) 1997-8 Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 See http://www.orl.co.uk/vnc for information about VNC
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Desktop name 'X' (cat100:1)
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Protocol version supported 3.3
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5801
Mario> 15/12/98 14:24:18   URL http://cat100:5801
Mario> 1356-265 xsetroot:  Unable to open display:  cat100:1.
Mario> mwm: Could not open display.
Mario> Error: Can't open display: cat100:1

Looks like vnc isn't starting up properly, probably due to a problem with
one of the font path directories in the vncserver script (or you aren't
setting the font path in there at all).  If there is a font path problem,
vnc tends to just exit with no messages...

Mario> Running vncserver as root doesn't help neither so it's probably not
Mario> permission issue .

Doesn't need to be run as root.

Chuck

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