[Wine] wine and detaching a remote X application
Marcel W. Wysocki
maci at satgnu.net
Wed Apr 23 04:58:18 CDT 2008
On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 12:17:26 -0500
"Zulan" <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I would like to run a windows application (civilization 4 beyond the sword pitboss server) on a remote linux machine. After the start I want to use the GUI and then detach it.
> It works fine when $DISPLAY is a:
> ssh-X forwarding: But then the application does when I the ssh connection is closed.
> Xvfb: But this wont let me use the GUI.
> Until now I have tried:
> 1) Running the application through a xmove DISPLAY to start it on the ssh-X-forwarded screen and then move it onto a Xvfb. Unfortunately xmove seems unable to support GLX, and wine/pitboss seems to require GLX (it crashes in this case with an OpenGL error message).
> 2) Running an Xvnc (xf4vnc, which is supposed to support GLX). In that case ghe application crashes and Xvnc segaults. I can prevent the latter with -noreset. The error message I get is:
> > err:wgl:has_opengl glx_version is 1.2 and GLX_SGIX_fbconfig extension is unsupported. Expect problems.
> > wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address (nil) (thread 0009), starting debugger..
> My versions are:
> - Gentoo 2.6.17-gentoo-r4
> - wine-0.9.59
> - X Window System Version 1.3.0
> - xf4vnc 184.108.40.206
> - xmove.2.0beta2
> It seems that both xmove and xf4vnc are not under current development, but I havent found a modern replacement of them.
> I am aware this is not only a wine question but might also belong to different projects, any helpful response is highly appreciated!
> I will gladly add more information and traces if that helps you to help me.
> Best Regards
you can use xvfb and x11vnc to access the xvfb session
Marcel W. Wysocki <maci at satgnu.net>
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