Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 718511
vncserver fails to start after reboot following a forced powerdown
Last modified: 2012-08-07 12:13:06 EDT
Description of problem:
If a machine acting as a vncserver has to be shutdown in a disorderly manner (e.g. by switching off the power after a hang or crash) then when the machine is rebooted the vncserver fails to start.
I think this is the same problem as discussed here:
(I do not think the proposed fix at the end of these posts is correct)
The vncserver can be made to start again by logging into the vncserver machine after reboot, deleting the relevant socket (in my case X2) in /tmp/.X11-unix, and then starting/restarting the vncserver (which ofcourse creates a new socket)
Shouldn't the vncserver restart regardless (within reason) of how orderly or disorderly the shutdown of the machine running the vncserver?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time vncserver machine is shut down in a disorderly manner
Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a machine configured to run a vncserver on boot switch the power off while it is up and running
2. Switch on the machine running the server and wait until it has booted
3. Login and run "systemctl status vncserver.service". Systemctl will advise that it has failed as indeed it has.
vncserver does not start at boot
vncserver starts at boot
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