xfwm4 crashes under solaris vnc
fourdan at xfce.org
Fri Mar 4 22:20:48 CET 2005
I see no clear evidence of a crash here.
Seems that there are problems wit hpango loading fonts, and improper
As for xfwm4 not staring when fvwm2, that's not really surprising, as
one one window manager can run at a time...
On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 21:08 +0000, James Lee wrote:
> I'm trying to run xfce4 under Solaris 2.8 on sparc. It runs fine
> under linux also (and also under vnc). It runs fine when run from
> the command line in solaris 2.8, but when I do the same under vnc
> on the same machine (with vncserver :20), xfwm4 will die, giving
> me the following log after a few seconds:
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Xvnc version 3.3.tight1.2.8
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Copyright (C) 1999 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Constantin Kaplinsky.
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 All Rights Reserved.
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 See http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc for information on VNC
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 See http://www.tightvnc.com for TightVNC-specific information
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Desktop name 'X' (everest-himalaya:20)
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Protocol version supported 3.3
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5920
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5820
> 04/03/05 11:10:57 URL http://my-machine:5820
> input method doesn't support my preedit type (OverTheSpot,Root)
> (xfwm4:1347): Pango-WARNING **: Couldn't load font "alexandria Medium 12" falling back to "Sans Medium 12"
> xterm: fatal IO error 32 (Broken pipe) or KillClient on X server "unix:20.0"
> The application 'xfwm4' lost its connection to the display unix:20.0;
> most likely the X server was shut down or you killed/destroyed
> the application.
> Error: Can't open display: :20
> xterm Xt error: Can't open display: :20
> I have tried stock vnc and tightvnc.
> So, I fired up vnc with fvwm2 as my window manager, used
> vncviewer to connect to it and it was ok. Then I go into dummy
> mode in fvwm2 and then run xfce4-panel at the command line and it
> came up. But when I tried xfwm4 (or xfwm4 -daemon), it
> immediately dies. If I log in at the console and do the same
> thing (i.e., use fvwm2, go into dummy, star xfce4), it ws ok.
> Does anyone know what is the problem? Is it a problem with vnc or
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