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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 20 Dec 2002 - 02:47:25 GMT

On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 06:15:05PM +0800, Wray Cason wrote:
> I am trying to run vnc within a vserver.

Xvnc works perfectly within vserver ...

> My goal is to run VMWARE in vnc on the vserver, thus having a remotely
> accessible winblows machine available for a must have app. None of that is
> important at this point though.

just curious, what is that "must have" app?

> Understandably, I must have certain X components installed in the vserver in
> order to run vnc, XFree86, twm, fonts, etc. I have run into a problem that I
> don't understand entirely. Here is the log output from the vncserver.

XFree should not be required to run Xvnc ...

> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Xvnc version 3.3.6 - built Nov 26 2002 15:19:26
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Copyright (C) 2002 RealVNC Ltd.
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Copyright (C) 1994-2000 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 All Rights Reserved.
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Desktop name 'X' (mymachine:1)
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Protocol version supported 3.3
> 19/12/02 17:37:53 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901

seems like Xvnc is up and running ... eh?

> xterm: no available ptys: No such file or directory

this does not provide enough information to draw
elaborated conclusions, but my guess would be that
xterm tries to grab a pty, which is not available ...

> I have two questions. First, how do I work around the "no available ptys"
> problem. I don't understand well enough how the vserver is different from a
> stock server in this regard.

> Second, does anyone have any comments or
> concerns about what I am trying to do with vnc and vmware?

I do not see why you want this to work in a vserver,
but on the other hand, I do not see any reason why
it should _not_ work ...

actually I have a running vnc-server within a virtual
server myself ... but I have no experience with the
proprietary vmware stuff ...


> Thanks and have a happy holiday season.

hey it's 4 days till x-mas, so plenty of time left ;)

> --
> Wray Cason "Wrayman"
> Auxilium Computing
> www.auxiliumcomputing.com
> wrayman_at_auxiliumcomputing.com
> main: 206-595-2080
> fax: 425-895-9825

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