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Old 10-28-2007, 02:55 AM   #1
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Unhappy TightVNC blank screen with FreeBSD 7.0 beta

I'm running FreeBSD 7.0 Beta1 with Xorg 7.3 and tightvnc 1.3.9. When I attempt to logon to a vnc session from a client I see only the black X cursor and a grey screen. when I start the VNC server I get the following message:

xauth: (argv):1: bad display name "computer:1" in "add" command
Though the server still starts. Any ideas on what maybe happening? Thanks.
Old 10-28-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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I checked the logs and i noticed this error.

twm: another window manager is already running. on screen 0?
twm: unable to find any unmanaged video screens.
X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
   Major opcode of failed request: 1 (X_CreateWindow)
   Value in failed request: 0x21
   Serial number of failed request: 33
   current serial number in output stream: 41
What does this all mean?
Old 11-11-2007, 09:47 AM   #3
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Are those errors related? It seems like you have added wrong display names? usually X use like 0:1 doesnt it? The other suggest that you are already running and Server or something that has taken up the space of the given 0:something ? Maby you havent the right premissions? (Maby this just confuses more). If so sorry.


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