KDE VNC server crashes

Rik Scarborough RikSca at kc.rr.com
Mon Jun 23 18:59:41 PDT 2003

On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Charlie Schluting wrote:
> Rik Scarborough wrote:
> >I'm having a problem with KDE's VNC server under FreeBSD.
> >
> >I can connect to one machine that is running KDE and set to allow
> >uninvited guests, but when I disconnect from that machine the VNC server
> >(krfb) crashes with the following message.
> >    The Application unknown (krfb) crashed and caused the signal 11
> >    (SIGSEGV).
> My guesses:
> 1. Bad memory?

Hmm, I may try on another computer to see if I get the same results.

> 2. VNC sucks. Try tightVNC, I've had the best luck with that. Sometimes 
> on some computers I have to muck with the compression setting.. but for 
> the most part it works well. Come to think of it, VNC doesn't really 
> suck, but its pretty hard on bad hardware ;)  (I seem to remember the 
> NIC on that box was found to be flakey).

It's not VNC itself, this is KDE's implementation of the VNC protocol
(although they may share code).  I can't go to tightVNC, because I need
to control the :0.0 screen.  VNC and tightVNC just create new screens.


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