[CentOS] freenx problem with the most recent updates

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Mon Oct 22 07:38:44 UTC 2007


Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Joachim Backes wrote:
>> Mogens Kjaer wrote:
>>> Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> ...
>>>> Known?
>>> ...
>>>
>>> Is you system x86_64, then:
>>>
>>> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2007-October/088311.html
>>>
>>> else try if using another mirror helps.
>> thank you for your reply, but I did this already before sending an email
>> to the centos mailing list. Now when starting the nxclient on my
>> workstation, I get a message presenting some dead "available sessions"
>> which cannot be resumed.
>>
>> This happens on each nxclient start.
> 
> The dead sessions, except the one that says X0 (local),  are probably
> just leftovers in this directory:
> 
> /var/lib/nxserver/db/running/

This dir is empty! And no session is/was running.

> 
> You can make sure all your current NX sessions are exited on the server,
> then go to that directory (/var/lib/nxserver/db/running/) and if there
> are files in there, remove them (or back them up to another directory if
> you want to be extremely cautious :D ).  Also look in
> /var/lib/nxserver/db/failed.

Is empty too.

The older versions of freenx tended to
> leave connections there after they were dead, but not show them to the
> client.
> 
> The X0 (local) session shows up all the time, but can only be connected
> to IF you are sharing your desktop via VNC.  Most of the time, this will
> not be the case, so just ignore it.
> 
>> Only clicking "New" in this prompt will
>> continue with opening a session.
> 
> Do these new sessions behave properly for you (can you disconnect and
> reconnect to them properly from the same client)?

These new sessions behave properly.

Additionally, I had no problems with the previous NX version.

Regards

Joachim Backes
> 
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
> 
> 
> 
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