Massive unanswerable problem with CDE & VNC.

Steve Palocz spalocz "at" tgtsolutions.com
Tue, 11 Sep 2001 15:09:55 +0000


This error or behavior is controlled from the -fp switch. If you read
through the archives you will see that on Solaris it is
-fp tcp/localhost:7100

I don't know for BSD or linux so can't say.

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
[mailto:owner-vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com]On Behalf Of Louis Sabet
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 4:31 AM
To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
Subject: RE: Massive unanswerable problem with CDE & VNC.


I've been having a similar problem with my OpenBSD machine. I posted to this
list a while ago, and have also seen another post recently relating to font
errors on Unix.

Unfortunately it appears there is nobody here who knows anything about the
Xvnc server.

Is there another list we should be posting to? Or some other way we can get
help?

Thanks,

Louis

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> [mailto:owner-vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com]On Behalf Of Mike Valley
> Sent: 11 September 2001 00:54
> To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> Subject: Massive unanswerable problem with CDE & VNC.
>
>
> I've been having a problem with VNC with Solaris 8 that has been
> driving me
> CRAZY. Here is the scoop:
>
> I'm trying to run CDE over VNC. I cannot get it to work.
>
> The consistent error I always receive in startlog is:
> /usr/dt/bin/dthello: display unix:1.0 doesn't know font -dt-interface
> system-med
> ium-r-normal-l*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
> /usr/dt/bin/dthello: display unix:1.0 doesn't know font fixed
>
> the startup continues, but no window manager load and if I try to start an
> application  like dtpad, I get:
>
> ---------
> Warning: Cannot convert string "<Key>Escape,_Key_Cancel" to type
> VirtualBinding
> Warning: Cannot convert string "<Key>Home,_Key_Begin" to type
> VirtualBinding
> Warning: Cannot convert string "<Key>F1,_Key_Help" to type VirtualBinding
> Warning: Cannot convert string "Shift<Key>F10,_Key_Menu" to type
> VirtualBinding
> Warning: Cannot convert string "<Key>F10,Shift_Key_Menu" to type
> VirtualBinding
> Warning: Cannot convert string "<Key>KP_Enter,_Key_Execute" to type
> VirtualBindi
> ng
> Warning: Cannot convert string "Alt<Key>Return,Alt_Key_KP_Enter" to type
> Virtual
> Binding
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Cannot convert string "-dt-interface
> system-medium-r-normal-s*-*-*-*-*-
> *-*-*-*" to type FontSet
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Unable to load any usable fontset
> Warning:
>     Name: FONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG_STRING
>     Class: XmRendition
>     Conversion failed.  Cannot load font.
>
> Warning:
>     Name: FONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG_STRING
>     Class: XmRendition
>     Conversion failed.  Cannot load font.
>
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Cannot convert string "-dt-interface
> user-medium-r-normal-s*-*-*-*-*-*-
> *-*-*" to type FontSet
> Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion
> Warning: Unable to load any usable fontset
> Warning:
>     Name: FONTLIST_DEFAULT_TAG_STRING
>     Class: XmRendition
>     Conversion failed.  Cannot load font.
> -------------
>
>
> I'm running Xsession & in ~/.vnc/xstartup:
>
>
> according to xset, the font path is:
> Font Path:
>
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/F3bitmaps/,/usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/T
> ype1/,/usr
> /o
> penwin/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/,/usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr
> /openwin/l
> ib/X
> 11/fonts/75dpi/,/usr/openwin/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/,/usr/openwin/li
> b/X11/font
> s/Xt
> +/
>
>
> I have tried running XFS and setting the font path to :tcp/localhost:7100.
> Still no luck.
>
>
> I'm out of ideas. Can anyone help?
>
>
>
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Mike
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