vnc.so (XFree plugin) - crashes X
john "at" thesalmons.org
Sun Dec 28 02:26:01 2003
David Hagood wrote:
> I've tried the vnc.so plugin for XFree86 (which is supposed to allow for
> exporting of the main :0 window), and it doesn't seem to work - it seems to
> crash the X server when a client connects.
> I've tried this under 2 setups: one a Gentoo box running XFree86 4.3.0,
> Xinerama, on an ATI Rage128 and Geforce GeForce2 - nForce GPU, and the other a
> DRI CVS trunk build of XFree86 running on an ATI 7500 AIW.
> In both cases X locks hard when a client connects to the VNC server.
> Has anybody had any positive experiences with this module.
I've had a very similar experience. I loaded the vnc.so module and
immediately after attaching a viewer the machine locked up hard. It
didn't respond to console input (Ctl-Alt-Backspace) or network traffic
The system is Redhat 9 with a Radeon 7000 card:
According to lspci:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon VE QY (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: PC Partner Limited RV100 QY [Sapphire Radeon VE 7000]
Flags: bus master, stepping, 66Mhz, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 5
Memory at e0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
I/O ports at 9000 [size=256]
Memory at ec020000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>
[jsalmon "at" river log]$ rpm -q XFree86
[jsalmon "at" river log]$ rpm -q vnc
Is there any other information I could provide that would help to
Should I go out and buy another video card?