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Description of problem:
The vncserver service don't restart after a crash because the lock in
/tmp/.X11-unix/X* is still there.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.make vncserver start at boot time (chkconfig ...)
2.add an entry in /etc/sysconfig/vncserver
3.restart the conputer
4.verify vncserver is working using vncviewer
5.crash (turnoff) your computer
7.vncserver is not working anymore because the lock is still there
Actual Results: vncserver is not working anymore because the lock is still
Expected Results: vncserver was working
EASY to fix, just add
# Delete X locks
rm -f /tmp/.X*-lock
+ rm -f /tmp/.X11-unix/*
maybe vncserver can be more agressiv against bad lock files.
probably occur in 7.2 too.
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of
If this persists on a current release, such as Fedora Core 4, please open a new bug.