[CentOS] freenx problem with the most recent updates

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Mon Oct 22 11:11:16 UTC 2007

Joachim Backes wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Maybe you have these in the NoMachine client's location instead:
>> /usr/NX/var/db/
>> failed and running directories ... the entries you want to delete will
>> look something like this:
>> sessionId{03288000FC8EE2D8DBE68D29F8D417CA}
> I found such entries, but deleting them was not helpful.
> Still getting the prompt I have attached.

Right ... that one connection is the "X0 (local)" connection, that is
your "normal local desktop" shared.

You will normally not be able to connect to that, and it can be ignored.
 (Unless you are logged in and have set vino to share your :0 desktop)

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