vnc gray screen
cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl
Mon Aug 19 17:05:04 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Reinaldo Brandao [mailto:rbgomes "at" mmsi.com]
> when i try to connect from a pc to a solaris 7.5 unix sun, i
> only get a gray
> screen with no login prompt. I have created a log and the
> information i have
> in it is that:
> display :0 cant open
Display :0 is generally not the display for vnc.
You can have a look at the next pages to do something you might like.
... to start a new server on the fly. It is presented for linux which is
just an other unix. I bet you only need to adapt the /etc/services and
To check if it might work: `Xvnc :4 -query localhost`.
Details to the /etc/inetd.conf file:
- use the path to your Xvnc binary.
- add the fontpath (-fp ...) to reflect your local fontpath (`xrdb -q`)
If you use the XFree86 Xserver: gives access to :0
If your Xserver uses the framebuffer device: gives access to :0