[mythtv-users] Anyone using VNC on CentOS 6?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 20:48:13 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com> wrote:
> After a long delay I'm finally transitioning all my MythTV hosts from Centos
> 5 to 6 since apparently MythTV is going to be abandoned on 5.
> For years I've used VNC for simple configuration tasks, allowing me to run
> mythtv-setup and do what I need without needing to attach a keyboard.
> However, the CentOS 6 x86_64 frontend-only box I've got up and running right
> now crashes when I access it over VNC. vncserver *does* work from a regular
> user account but somehow the instance of vnc associated with the
> mythfrontend X session will momentarily flash a black screen then the entire
> X session crashes. The way I've got it configured, the X session restarts,
> but I still can't connect to the MythTV session via VNC. Authentication is
> requested and executed. But the moment the session is started, the X session
> crashes.
> Does anyone have any thoughts or avenues for me to pursue with this? Did I
> miss a library or some other configuration in Myth's configuration?
> Thanks.

No but I do point out that ssh -Y allows you to run mythtv-setup on a
remote machine.

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