[K12OSN] Rdesktop Fails after Update

Dan Young dyoung at mesd.k12.or.us
Fri Apr 27 15:12:35 UTC 2007

k12ltsp wrote:
> When we did a Yum update on our LTSP servers, running K12LTSP 5, we
> noticed that rdesktop no longer works on a terminal. Sometimes, we can get
> to a login screen, or begin the login process, but it will eventually fail
> with a "Segmentation Fault" error. 
> Has anyone else seen this error with their upgrade?
> It is happening on all of our servers and isn't isolated.
> Does anyone know a possible workaround?

I saw an FC6 update for rdesktop go out yesterday with this changelog:

* Thu Apr 26 2007 David Zeuthen <davidz at redhat.com> - 1.5.0-2
- Fix segfault triggered by X11 update (#236006)

Looks like it's an rdesktop bug.

Dan Young <dyoung at mesd.k12.or.us>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services

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