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Re: [K12OSN] Re: VNC grey screen



On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 16:35 -0400, Tom Wolfe wrote:
> Hi William & others:
> 
> Thank you for point (2) and for indicating I should check this first!!!
> That solved it in about 10 seconds from reading your email. Now I can VNC
> to my heart's content.
> 
> William you're saving me a ton of head beating lately, thanks a bunch,

Having the pleasure of knowing William personally, I can attest to his
general "flatness" of certain cranial portions. He has demonstrated a
tenacity for problem solving that is bordering on obsession (in a good
sense :)
> 
> Tom Wolfe
> 
> 
> On Wed, 16 May 2007, William Fragakis wrote:
> 
> > I had similar trouble on several Ver. 6 installs. Hope this helps you
> > from banging your head against the wall.
> >
> > Checklist:
> > 1) make sure that your firewall opens the proper ports starting from
> > 5900, say, 5900:10
> >
> > you can add this line to /etc/sysconfig/iptables
> >
> > -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m state --dport 5900:5910 --state
> > NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
> >
> > and restart iptables
> >
> > 2) make sure this is the first line in /etc/hosts (actually, check this
> > first)
> >
> > 127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
> >
> > for some reason, a couple of my servers didn't have the complete 127
> > address on that line, it was truncated.
> >
> > 3) remember that you are using vncts, not vncserver. ie don't start
> > vncserver under System -> Administration -> Services, you don't need it.
> > On ver. 6, it's hidden in the "On Demand Services" tab.
> >
> > regards,
> > William
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 12:00 -0400, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
> > >
> > > Message: 13
> > > Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 21:32:46 -0400 (EDT)
> > > From: Tom Wolfe <twolfe sawback com>
> > > Subject: [K12OSN] VNC grey screen
> > > To: k12osn redhat com
> > > Message-ID: <Pine BSF 4 58 0705152129320 16270 dyyme pair com>
> > > Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
> > >
> > > Hi folks, I tried recently to connect to my k12ltsp 6.0 server via
> > > VNC. I
> > > get a grey screen, e.g. "vncviewer servername", "vncviewer
> > > servername:1",
> > > etc.. Teachertool, however, works as one would expect
> > > (monitoring/controlling is no problem). Any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Tom Wolfe
> >
> >
> 
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