[Newbies] Re: Troubleshooting headless running of RFB
morph at growler.net
Wed Jul 16 10:51:44 UTC 2008
On Jul 16, 2008, at 1:06 AM, Klaus D. Witzel wrote:
> Hi John,
> on Wed, 16 Jul 2008 00:48:42 +0200, you wrote:
>> I installed the RFB (vnc viewer/server) package on my Debian server,
>> to which I don't have console access. There appears to be a problem
>> with it, because the connection is refused.
>> I loaded the package on my laptop, started the server, and verified
>> that I could connect to it with Chicken of the VNC. I did not stop
>> the server, I saved the changes with a slightly altered name, and
>> scp'd the image and changes files that had that altered name over to
>> the Debian machine.
>> I started squeak with the command,
>> nohup squeak -headless ~/squeaks/*image &
>> (in the directory, "squeaks," there are two files, the image and the
>> This process appears to be running. "ps -ef" shows:
>> squeakvm -headless [~]/squeaks/Squeak3.9-final-7067_RFB.image
>> When I use Chicken to try to start a session, changing only the
>> hostname (which is a raw IP address), I get a "connection refused"
>> I have been told by this ISP that they are not blocking port 5900,
>> I ran in.telnetd in debug mode on port 5900 and got a connection, so
>> it appears that this is true. The nohup.out file is still zero
>> length. Are there any other log files that might be informative? Is
>> there something that netstat would reveal about whether the RFB app
>> came up properly and is actually listening on 5900? Any other clues?
> Did you configure RFBServer to allow remote connections?
I just checked, and all the "connections" buttons are active (filled
in). I am sure I
haven't messed with that since saving. However, it can't hurt to
save and copy
> Before you saved the snapshot, did you close all connections (also
> from RFBServer's connections submenue)?
No. I guess you're saying that I should. Right?
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