Xvnc -inetd

Barn Owl barnowl "at" uronramp.net
Sun, 26 Aug 2001 16:08:00 +0000


What is the viewer command you are using? I am assuming that xinetd use
teh same basic setup as inetd. have you tryed a port scan to be sure the
ports are open. How bad did KDE2.2 munge your box? IT sounds like the
port is not actually open.Do you have a firewall on the box?

Gary Stainburn wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> before trying to install KDE2.2 hosed my system I used to have Xvnc set up as
> a service through xinetd.  Now, when I try to set it up again it doesn't
> work.  If I try to connect using a Linux viewer I get not a valid server.
> 
> If I connect using a Win32 viewer, I get invalid protocol.
> 
> If I run Xvnc from the comand prompt as below, it works fine.
> 
>  Xvnc :1 -query gary -geometry 1024x768 -depth 24 -once &
> 
> My services file has:
> 
> vnc-640x480x8   5950/tcp                        # VNC
> vnc-800x600x8   5951/tcp                        # VNC
> vnc-800x600x16  5952/tcp                        # VNC
> vnc-1024x768x16 5953/tcp                        # VNC
> 
> and  /etc/xinetd.d/vnc-1024x768x16  is:
> 
> service vnc-1024x768x16
> {
>         socket_type             = stream
>         protocol                = tcp
>         wait                    = no
>         user                    = nobody
>         server                  = /usr/bin/Xvnc
>         server_args             = Xvnc -inetd -query gary -once -geometry
> 1024x768 -depth 16
>         disable                 = no
> }
> [root "at" gary /root]#
> --
> Gary Stainburn
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