Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 361181
Unable to connect to Fedora 7 server using Xnest
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:46:16 EDT
Description of problem:
I have installed xorg-x11-server-Xnest-22.214.171.124-9.fc7 on my Fedora 7
desktop, but I cannot get it to work against two other Fedora 7 boxes.
I have used gdmsetup to make sure that xdmcp and remote connections are
enabled. I can make connections to RHEL 4 machines with no problem.
Used the following command line:
Xnest :8 -geometry 1024x768 -query hughc-virt
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install Xnest on a fedora 7 machine, attempt connection to another
2. attempt connection; never get past gray screen
It looks like the connection is in some kind of loop. I never get
beyond the gray screen, but it blinks every second or so.
remote desktop opens on local
/var/log/messages on one of the target machine shows the following:
> Oct 30 18:10:40 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:40 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bfb5bb90 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:42 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:42 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bf94c980 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:43 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:43 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bfa802b0 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:44 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:44 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bf96f9a0 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:46 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:46 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bff27760 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:47 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:47 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bfa64290 error 4
> Oct 30 18:10:48 hughc-virt gdmlogin: The accessibility registry was not
> Oct 30 18:10:48 hughc-virt kernel: gdmlogin: segfault at 00000010 eip
00a81b39 esp bf816850 error 4
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Turning off "Accessibility" in gdmsetup allows login to succeed.
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