vncserver script misbehaving

Ionutz Borcoman borco "at" borco-ei.eng.hokudai.ac.jp
Thu, 29 Oct 1998 02:21:28 +0000


Georg Hager wrote:
> 
> Hi all!
> 
> I hope this is not a FAQ, but I haven't found anything in the archives.
> 
> I'm using Debian Linux 1.3.1 (libc5). When starting the vncserver script
> (newest version just downloaded from orl) then nothing happens apart from
> perl obviously eating up more and more memory until it dies with an out of
> memory error (I have 64MB plus 64MB swap). I'm not familiar with perl, but
> it seems that it's the "eval 'require "sys/socket.ph"';' statement that
> gives the trouble. Am I using a version of perl that is too old?
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.
> 
> Georg.

vncserver works good enough with my Debian 2.1 (libc6). But I have to
admit that, when I connect from WinNT to my linux box, it is slower than
using a Win$ XServer.

Ionutz

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