VNC connection closed unexpectedly
JAldrich "at" covista.com
Tue Sep 27 15:04:01 2005
1) I don't know if maybe it's a permissions issue where VNC can't access the
2) *IS* the font server running on the Solaris box?
I'm afraid I don't know much about Solaris, so I can't say for sure, but I
think it is similar enough to linux that it's using something similar. You
may need to explicitly give VNC access to the font-server. You might want to
compare the settings on the production servers with this new server as there
seems to be multiple problems... as inticated by the errors about
From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com]On
Behalf Of Glen Gunselman
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 9:23 AM
To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
Subject: VNC connection closed unexpectedly
Help. I've been working on this off and on for several weeks and now
I'm down to the wire and need to make it work ...
I'm trying to get tightVNC server ( 1.2.8,REV=2003.04.27 from
BlastWave) running on a test server (V490 - Solaris 9). Opening the
vncviewer (RealVNC 220.127.116.11 on Windows XP) gets error - "The Connection
Closed Unexpectedly Do you wish to attempt to reconnect to
Here's the server side log file:
robin ~ gunselmg $cat .vnc/robin\:1.log
23/09/05 19:42:22 Xvnc version 3.3.tight1.2.8
23/09/05 19:42:22 Copyright (C) 1999 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
23/09/05 19:42:22 Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Constantin Kaplinsky.
23/09/05 19:42:22 All Rights Reserved.
23/09/05 19:42:22 See http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc for
information on VNC
23/09/05 19:42:22 See http://www.tightvnc.com for TightVNC-specific
23/09/05 19:42:22 Desktop name 'X' (robin:1)
23/09/05 19:42:22 Protocol version supported 3.3
23/09/05 19:42:22 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901
23/09/05 19:42:22 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5801
23/09/05 19:42:22 URL http://robin:5801
_FontTransSocketINETConnect: Can't connect: errno = 146
failed to set default font path 'tcp/localhost:7100'
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'
23/09/05 19:42:23 Xvnc version 3.3.tight1.2.8
23/09/05 19:42:23 Copyright (C) 1999 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
23/09/05 19:42:23 Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Constantin Kaplinsky.
23/09/05 19:42:23 All Rights Reserved.
23/09/05 19:42:23 See http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc for
information on VNC
23/09/05 19:42:23 See http://www.tightvnc.com for TightVNC-specific
23/09/05 19:42:23 Desktop name 'X' (robin:1)
23/09/05 19:42:23 Protocol version supported 3.3
23/09/05 19:42:23 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901
23/09/05 19:42:23 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5801
23/09/05 19:42:23 URL http://robin:5801
/usr/openwin/bin/xrdb: No such file or directory
/usr/openwin/bin/xrdb: can't open file '/home/gunselmg/.Xresources'
xterm: fatal IO error 32 (Broken pipe) or KillClient on X server
(Note: TightVNC is running on two production servers and does work
the Windows box in question.)
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