-inetd option with RH7.2

Brian Turner bturner6 "at" bigpond.net.au
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 10:59:10 +0000


Thanks for the input.  I already anticipated that would be a problem and
chose no security.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beerse, Corni" <cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 9:40 PM
Subject: RE: -inetd option with RH7.2


> I had the same problem after installing RH 7.2 with the default options.
> Install time one can choose for high, medium, low and no security. Default
> is medium. After re-installing with no security, it works. Since the
machine
> does not need any security, I leave it this way.
>
> A (less likely) difference between my installs was that I used gnome the
> first time and kde the second time for display manager.
>
> Success,
>
> CBee
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brian Turner [mailto:bturner6 "at" bigpond.net.au]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 10:48 AM
> > To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > Subject: -inetd option with RH7.2
> >
> >
> > I am having trouble getting vnc to work with the -inetd
> > option and would
> > appreciate some assistance.  I am a relative newbie so your
> > patience is
> > appreciated.  I have searched the archives for several hours
> > before this.
> >
> > I have a fresh installation of RH7.2 (also tried RH7.1),
> > using KDE 2.2.
> > Starting vncserver from the console works fine.  Between old
> > archive entries
> > and Jeff Vencent's faq on sourcecodecorner.com I have tried
> > to setup Xvnc from
> > xinetd.
> >
> > I only get a grey screen on the viewer (no login/password),
> > which Jeff seems
> > to indicate should be a problem with xdmcp.  I checked UDP
> > port 177 with nmap
> > as suggested and it's closed so I guess that's the problem.
> >
> > I have changed these 2x lines in kdmrc (previously commented out):
> > [Xdmcp]
> > Enable=true
> > Port=177
> >
> > and for Xaccess I uncommented one line to read:
> > any host can get a login windows
> >
> > previously '#*                #any host can get a login window'
> >
> > Also commented out 'DisplayManager.requestPort: 0' in xdm-config.
> > All other lines the original defaults supplied with RH7.2
> > apart from the new
> > entries in services and xinetd.
> >
> > What have I missed?
> >
> > Thks & Rgds
> > Brian Turner
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