[SunRay-Users] Problem with Xnest

Bob Doolittle Robert.Doolittle at Sun.COM
Wed Feb 11 12:28:25 EET 2009


Sun Ray software (Xnewt) only supports Xrandr 1.1.
Perhaps that's the real problem. I'm not sure how Xnest handles things 
when the client apps try to use the 1.2 API and the server only supports 
1.1.

-Bob

Luigi Carrieri wrote:
> Sorry, but I probably didn't spell out my problem!
> The error occurs always, whatever display I use.
> I seems that Xnest doesn't use the Xrandr 1.2 required
> by the remote linux box.
>
> I follow your suggestion: I started the DTU in kiosk mode running xterm,
> then I
> executed the Xnest command to the linux box. I got no success! Same error,
> as described below.
>
> Any further suggestion?
> Thanks
> Luigi
>
> Seth Galitzer wrote:
>   
>> It may be something simple as you just just need a different display
>> number.  I use a wrapper script that dynamically generates an unused
>> display number starting above 20.  One thing I do to test is to have
>> my kiosk app be an xterm and then launch Xnest from there.
>>
>> Seth
>>
>> Luigi Carrieri wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi all,
>>> I configured a Solaris 10 box with SRSS 4.1 + last patch available.
>>> The SunRay DTU is configured in standard mode (not kiosk).
>>> I tried to connect to a CentOS 5.2 Linux desktop with the command:
>>>
>>> /usr/openwin/bin/Xnest :5 -pn -geometry 1024x768 -query 192.168.152.69
>>>
>>> but it didn'y work beacuse the screen started flashing without
>>> showing the remote
>>> logion screen. All is properly configured (X, gdm, ecc) even in the
>>> remote linux box
>>> and the solaris SRSS.
>>>
>>> The linux system logs shows the following error:
>>>
>>> Driver not XRANDR 1.2 capable, ignoring DISPLAYMANAGER_RANDR_MODE_*
>>> settings
>>> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display "192.168.152.69:5.0".
>>> RandR extension missing
>>> X Error of failed request:  BadLength (poly request too large or
>>> internal Xlib length error)
>>>   Major opcode of failed request:  72 (X_PutImage)
>>>   Serial number of failed request:  224
>>>   Current serial number in output stream:  238
>>> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display "192.168.152.69:5.0".
>>> RandR extension missing
>>> X Error of failed request:  BadLength (poly request too large or
>>> internal Xlib length error)
>>>   Major opcode of failed request:  72 (X_PutImage)
>>>   Serial number of failed request:  224
>>>   Current serial number in output stream:  238
>>> ......
>>>
>>> entering in an infinite loop!!!
>>> The issues occurs ONLY if I try to connect to the linux box from a
>>> SunRay DTU.
>>> On the contrary, if I execute the Xnet command directly from the
>>> Solaris box I
>>> got no error.
>>>
>>> Please, can you help me? Is there any workaround?
>>> Thanks in advance
>>> Luigi
>>>
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