vncserver script misbehaving

Ivan Popov pin "at"
Thu, 29 Oct 1998 07:24:54 +0000

On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, 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/"';' statement that
> gives the trouble. Am I using a version of perl that is too old? 

I'm pretty sure you have a perl problem.

I'd go for upgrade to Debian 2.0 - libc6.
You will have to do it some day anyway.

Ivan Popov <pin "at">
Systemman, Driftavdelningen, Matematiska institutionen, Chalmers TH

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