From: "Greg Hines" <email@example.com.NOSPAM> Subject: Re: VNC giving a gray screen on OSR5.0.6 Message-ID: <BjpTe.1$uD6.firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 09:08:17 +1000 ? VNC on Sco Open Server > > Did you try either of the suggestions Tony or I gave to you? > Tony's links did lead me to http://aplawrence.com/OSR5/osr5vnc.html which did help. From what I can understand there are two ways to setup VNC. With and without using inetd. The article at http://aplawrence.com/Unixart/vnc_sco_openserver.html explains how to setup VNC using inetd to start your VNC sessions. The problem with the article is it tells you to ln -s /etc/init.d/vncserver /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver when in fact this is *not* needed at all when using inetd to start your vnc sessions. In all other aspects the article is correct. My problem was I followed the article and found S99vncserver was producing errors and assumed it was the problem. And it was not. In fact the problem turned out to be that this sco box was not using a mouse and therefore was not configured as such. Installing the mouse and deleting /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver fixed the problem so scosession would start. Therefore if you do not want to use inetd, do not place the entries in /etc/services and /etc/inetd.conf and do*** not*** ln -s /etc/init.d/vncserver /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver as it will never work. Instead place the following into /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver : HOME=/ export HOME rm -r /tmp/.X11-unix >/dev/null 2>&1 /etc/init.d/vncserver start then chmod 755 /etc/rc2.d/S99vncserver I hope the is helpful.Greggreghines@bigfoot.com.NOSPAMRemove NOSPAM when replying
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