vnc on amd64

Axel Gonzalez loox at
Sat Sep 4 10:39:31 PDT 2004

When trying to run vncserver script, I get the following errors:

Couldn't open RGB_DB '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb'
Getting interface configuration (4): Device not configured
04/09/04 12:26:09 Xvnc version 3.3.7 - built Sep  4 2004 01:31:51
04/09/04 12:26:09 Copyright (C) 2002-2003 RealVNC Ltd.
04/09/04 12:26:09 Copyright (C) 1994-2000 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
04/09/04 12:26:09 All Rights Reserved.
04/09/04 12:26:09 See for information on VNC
04/09/04 12:26:09 Desktop name 'X' (
04/09/04 12:26:09 Protocol version supported 3.3
04/09/04 12:26:09 Listening for VNC connections on TCP port 5901
04/09/04 12:26:09 Listening for HTTP connections on TCP port 5801
04/09/04 12:26:09   URL
failed to set default font path 
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

then server dies.

The fixed font requested by the port is there:
su-2.05b# ls -al /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/6x13-ISO8859-1.pcf.gz
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  4366 Aug 28 
02:06 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/6x13-ISO8859-1.pcf.gz

Also tried to change -fp on vncserver script:

failed to set default font path '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/'
Fatal server error:
could not open default font 'fixed'

But the font drectory is there!

Tried to reinstall xorg* to no avail.

Note that it also fails to get the rgb file, but its there too:
su-2.05b# ls -al /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb.txt
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  17371 Sep  3 00:35 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb.txt starts normally.

Since vnc works on i386 (just installed one) thsi could be an amd64 problem 
only ?


FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 6.0-CURRENT #0: Sat Aug 28 
12:43:02 CDT 2004     root at moonlight.e-shell.lx:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/LXAMD64  

The ports i have installed (xorg):

su-2.05b# pkg_info | grep xorg
xorg-clients-6.7.0_4 X client programs and related files from X.Org
xorg-fonts-100dpi-6.7.0 X.Org 100dpi bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-75dpi-6.7.0 X.Org 75dpi bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-encodings-6.7.0 X.Org font encoding files
xorg-fonts-miscbitmaps-6.7.0 X.Org miscellaneous bitmap fonts
xorg-fonts-truetype-6.7.0 X.Org TrueType fonts
xorg-fonts-type1-6.7.0 X.Org Type1 fonts
xorg-fontserver-6.7.0 X font server from X.Org
xorg-libraries-6.7.0_1 X11 libraries and headers from X.Org
xorg-server-6.7.0_7 X.Org X server and related programs

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