[Rack] horsy's vnc server, screen resolution, and pxe bootin' zunes

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Wed Jan 19 12:35:51 PST 2011


On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:10 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1)
> Horsy got updated to squeeze and gdm3 (thanks Benny!), which broke the
> vnc server: x11vnc (x11vnc asks Xauth about magic cookies which asks
> gdm but doesn't know about gdm3)
>
> A current kludge fix is to look for individual session
> magic-mit-cookies:  ps ax | grep auth | awk '/gdm3/ { print $13 }'
> http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=55327  ( link is to first
> page of the thread, 16th and 17th posts suggest this solution)
>
> I imagine a better fix would be to look for upgrades to Xauth or file
> bugs, unless y'all have some expert advice..
>
> 2)
> Also, Xrandr isn't working since the update to squeeze -- changing the
> screen resolution size is difficult as a result.   Know anything about
> this benny?
>
> 3)
> As brought up on -discuss, the pxe boot image needs to be modified to
> rotate the touchscreen and calibrate touch for zune kiosks,  the kiosk
> isn't usable with the current image.
>
> I'm interested in pxe so I'll look into it unless there's already
> action to solve this.
> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Touch_Panels

I added some more detail to the build instructions on that page.  The
touchscreen driver package is in pony:~j/eGalaxTouch32.


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