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

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Thu Sep 6 04:54:20 UTC 2012

On 9/5/2012 9:43 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 9/6/2012 00:31, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> On 9/5/2012 1:27 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>> His system is serving as a dedicated, and potentially headless, backend.
>> Okay, got that. I've run a headless backend for years in the garage
>> doing all the recordings.
>>> He periodically runs mythfrontend on a remote X server for maintenance
>>> duties.
>> That's basically what I'm describing, running the vnc module all the
>> time and being loaded in the xorg setup. It's just crashing on me and I
>> don't know why.
>> It's worked for me for years under CentOS 5 and is now crashing under
>> CentOS 6. I was hoping someone here had some idea why.
> If this is a headless machine, why are you even fiddling with Xorg in
> the first place? Leave the machine on a basic text terminal, and let VNC
> run its own dedicated X11 server.

Because that's how I've always run a dedicated frontend machines. What 
am I missing here? I've always had to configure /etc/X11/xorg.conf on my 
frontend machines. It's where the TV gets configured and, related to 
this thread, the vnc module gets loaded.

What are you describing?

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