Remote (CentOS 8) X11 clients stop spawning on local (FreeBSD 12) X11 server over ssh after some time
parv.0zero9+freebsd at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 06:46:14 UTC 2021
On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:18 PM parv/freebsd wrote:
I had started ssh -X connection 2+ days ago in X11 on FreeBSD 12-STABLE to
> CentOS 8.
> When I tried to run Firefox (on CentOS), it did not start & blurted ...
> Unable to init server: Broadway display type is not supported:
> Error: cannot open display: localhost:13.0
> ... tried evince, did not start & barfed ...
> Unable to init server: Cannot connect: Connection refused
> Cannot parse arguments: Cannot open display
Looking in other logs, I see that that time is much shorter around
2 hours 44 minutes when X11 connection stops working. ;-<
OTOH, on a few moments old connection Firefox & evince open respective
> window as expected.
> What is going locally and/or remotely that after some passage of time,
> clients fail to
> connect to $DISPLAY?
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