3.3.5 Problems starting server on Sun
Tue Nov 12 16:12:16 2002
I think this is because the default depth is now 16, and the "-cc 3" option
only works with depth 8. Try adding "-depth 8" to the vncserver command.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Minney" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 12:57 AM
Subject: 3.3.5 Problems starting server on Sun
> after using VNC for about a year I noticed that a new version has been
> released (3.3.5), so I decided to give it a try ..
> I can't seem to start the server on my Sun machine, if I check the logfile
> the .vnc directory I see ..
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Xvnc version 3.3.5 - built Nov 1 2002 10:18:33
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Copyright (C) 2002 RealVNC Ltd.
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Copyright (C) 1994-2000 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 All Rights Reserved.
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Desktop name 'X' (u60pks91:6)
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Protocol version supported 3.3
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5906
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5806
> 11/11/02 16:45:42 URL http://u60pks91:5806
> Fatal server error:
> Couldn't add screen
> xrdb: Interrupted system call
> xrdb: Can't open display 'u60pks91:6'
> xsetroot: unable to open display 'u60pks91:6'
> And here is what my xstartup file looks like ..
> xrdb $HOME/.Xresources
> xsetroot -solid grey
> #xterm -geometry 80x24+10+10 -ls -title "$VNCDESKTOP Desktop" &
> #dtwm &
> /usr/dt/bin/Xsession &
> And this is how I am trying to start the server ..
> ./vnc-3.3.5-sparc_solaris_2.5/vncserver :6 -alwaysshared -cc 3 -nolisten
> -geometry 1280x1024 &
> I have had no problem starting VNC up till now, the above xstartup file
> worked ok for the previous version I have been using (3.3.3r2). I have
> few different things, including clearing out my .vnc directory and letting
> create a default xtartup file but the server still fails to start up,
> can anyone suggest what might be wrong?
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