Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 254140
VNC installation fails with _X11TransSocketINETConnect() localhost:6001: Name or service not known
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:14 EST
Description of problem:
I tried to install f8test1 on a JS21 blade (ppc64) by using a ppc DVD and the
After determining the IP-Address anaconda isn't able to create a VNC server
because of the following message. I was able to install f8test1 by using the
text mode installer.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Burn ppc64 DVD
2. Type "linux64 vnc" at yaboot command prompt
3. wait for the following message
Running anaconda, the Fedora system installer - please wait...
Probing for video card: Unable to probe
No video hardware found, assuming headless
WARNING!!! VNC server running with NO PASSWORD!
You can use the vncpassword=<password> boot option
if you would like to secure the server.
The VNC server is now running.
Please connect to <fqdn>:1 (9.x.x.x) to begin the install...
_X11TransSocketINETConnect() can't get address for localhost:6001: Name or
service not known
(mini-wm:1307): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1
Are there any error messages on tty3?
I just tested it again with test3 and it works now.