Re: [Vserver] a few minor? problems with Xvnc / KDE in a guest

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Mon 17 Oct 2005 - 10:03:11 BST
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On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 02:30:50AM -0400, Chuck wrote:
> I almost hafve remote desktops working perfectly in a guest. I have two issues
> to deal with, one/both of which may be easy to solve?
> When I log into the guest from remote after first starting the guest so /tmp
> is empty, KDE halts at initializing services and the connection
> breaks,dropping out of guest memory as it should. I don't know what causes
> this but if I first log in as root after a guest startup, it all works and
> every user can log in properly afterward.. any clues why this happens?
> It would be nice to figure this one out otherwise every time I restart the
> guest, I have to remember to log in as root then log out. It all works for
> users for as long as that guest remains running after root has logged in and
> out. I'm at a loss where to look on this one.
> My other issue which is a fairly major one, is that from within KDE I cannot
> open any kind of terminal window, be it user / root shell, ssh shell,
> nothing. Which tells me I need some kind of tty/pts definition that is
> non-harmful. Any ideas there?

check the /dev/pts permissions and the groups, maybe your
permissions are too restrictive to allow terminal sessions
to work properly. also check the logs for pam messages and
verify that your pam setup is working correctly, e.g. on
was it FC4? disable the uuid audit plugin ...


> I have no user-defined capabilities of any kind given to the guest. It is
> just as it was created.
> Outside of these two things, it works perfectly and doesn't bother my primary
> desktop running on the host at all:)
> --
> Chuck
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