3.3.5 Problems starting server on Sun
Tue Nov 12 17:26:01 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Minney [mailto:email@example.com]
> The machine is running Solaris7, infact I see the same
> problem on both machines which I tried ..
> 1) Sun Ultra60, Solaris7 (u60pks..)
> 2) Sun SunBlade1000, Solaris8
> On both machines the old version of the vnc server (3.3.3r2)
> works fine with exactly the same setup.
> There is no X11 lock file in /tmp, I have checked for that. I
the Xvnc process needs to be able to create that lock. Did you find the
other (local) lock, I recal by head, it is not in /tmp but in a (hidden?)
subdirectory. Xvnc needs to be able to put it's own lock in there. e.g.
needs write access.
> do not have root permissions, I have tried in the past to get
> out IT department to open up permissions on this area but they refuse.
> I will try to get IT to start the server for me as root, they
> shouldn't have a problem doing that,