Syntax error when starting VNCVIEWER ???
polo "at" gmx.net
Tue Mar 9 00:33:00 2004
Rasjid , Thank you for your comment.
I tried several different VNCviewers from different Linux sources.
The error remains!
it cant have anything to do with the way I call it? ie through telnet etc?
thanx again. I guess I have to keep on trying - but as you said - no big
> On Monday 08 March 2004 03:45, paolo pabliso wrote:
> > I apologize in advance if this is too trivial - but I cant get it!
> > I have copied "vncviewer" to a directory on my dreambox. did chmod 755
> > vncviewer and then tried to start with
> > "./vncviewer".
> > I always get the following error: <Syntax error: "(" unexpected>.
> > I used telnet from an XP machine to the dreambox to enter the commands.
> > Please help - I am going crazy - am I making a mistake or is there a
> > problem with the Linux on the dreambox?
> Well, I did not know about the existance of Dreambox before your post, but
> following is from http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT7482684956.html
> | According to Felix Felix Domke, Software Developer with DMM, the DM7000
> | a linuxppc-2.4.2x-devel kernel, with some minor patches for the Memory
> | Technology Device (MTD) mapping, among other things. "Basically, an
> | unpatched linuxppc-2.4-devel. I have heard that a non-devel will boot,
> | including network, ide, etc."
> This means that at the very least you will need to find a power-pc port of
> vncviewer (assuming one exists). Even then you may not have any luck since
> does not look like the Dreambox is anything close to a 'standard' piece of
> There is nothing wrong with 'Linux on the Dreambox' as such, but you are
> making a big mistake if you think that it is the same 'Linux OS' that runs
> a x86 PC, or even a standard powerpc based Mac. It may be (essentially)
> same Linux *kernel*, but that is really not the full OS. (Thus the whole
> Linux vs GNU/Linux debate.)
> Anyway, good luck. :-)
> Rasjid Wilcox
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