Bug 171966 - SSH-tunneled X11 program exits with 'BadAtom' error
SSH-tunneled X11 program exits with 'BadAtom' error
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 150262
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-10-28 09:45 EDT by Timophey Kushnir
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-31 09:54:46 EST
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Description Timophey Kushnir 2005-10-28 09:45:48 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All recent xorg-x11 packages.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. SSH to other machine with X11Forward on.
2. Start scadesktop program from Scali SSP 4.4.x
Actual results:
scadesktop exits with the following error

$ scadesktop
X Error of failed request:  BadAtom (invalid Atom parameter)
  Major opcode of failed request:  18 (X_ChangeProperty)
  Atom id in failed request:  0x18e
  Serial number of failed request:  12
  Current serial number in output stream:  15

Expected results:
Normal scadesktop GUI start

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-10-31 07:56:07 EST
Does ssh -Y host resolve the problem?
Comment 2 Timophey Kushnir 2005-10-31 09:45:04 EST
(In reply to comment #1)
> Does ssh -Y host resolve the problem?

Yes, it does.
Why normal X11Forward doesn't do the same?
Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2005-10-31 09:54:46 EST
See the duplicate bug report.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 150262 ***

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