On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 02:28:19 -0000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Roger
Merritt) wrote:

>I've installed vnc from the ports and it works fine, but it's annoying to 
>have to log on to my server and start the vncserver every time I want to 
>connect from my desktop PC. One problem is my server has been randomly 
>rebooting (I suspect hardware problems but ...), so I can't just leave the 
>server running.
>
>I tried putting a start-up script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d and it works, but 
>in the vncserver script itself there is a loop which checks for the 
>availability of commands, including xauth. Apparently during boot-up the 
>PATH doesn't include /usr/X11R6/bin, so on boot-up one of the messages I 
>get is 'vncserver: couldn't find "xauth" on your path' and the server isn't

>started.
>
>Can anyone suggest what I should do to make this work?

What about starting it via xdm? Just add a line to the bottom of
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xservers.




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