VNC -inetd as faq or mini-how-to

Barn Owl barnowl "at" uronramp.net
Tue, 28 Aug 2001 01:30:54 +0000


Thanks mark I will work on that. Anyone give a breif over view of
xinetd. I don't have a box with it running. and need to know what the
difference is between that and inetd for setting up vnc as a service

Evan
Marc Grober wrote:
> 
> Some suggestions:
> 
> There are several options for inetd.conf; it would be nice to have a) the
> simple command line discussed (as well as issues of course for font server
> etc for various platforms); b) the script option (i.e. calling a script
> that contains all the settings.... there are a number of examples of this
> already available)
> 
> Perhaps a simple discussion of the three major xdm options (broadcast,
> query and indirect) and how they work (or don't) with vnc.... whether a
> "chooser" is available somehow, use of ip versus hostname or "localhost"
> vis-a-vis dns/bindorder, etc
> 
> Some more detail on setting up web pages (I posted some info a few months
> back but don't know that it ever made it to the group) for inetd access
> 
> some small discussion of response times (i.e. I have seen machines where
> you think all you are getting is the gray screen and X cursor, but in fact
> it is taking 30-40 seconds for xdm to provide the CDE login...........)
> 
> Some detail on what is actually happening when running the inetd option
> (i.e. how the option interfaces with xdm on the various unix flavors and
> what files are being sourced on the various targets. For example, telling
> someone running aix CDE that xdm is not running is most likely bad info,
> while telling them that they need to run fs is probably good info.....)
> 
> Marc
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