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Re: xawtv and NFS won't play

On 17 Aug 2001 01:55:35 +0200, Viktor Rosenfeld wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I can't watch TV when I have my home directory mounted via NFS from the
> file server.  Specifically, the tool v4l-conf (which is automatically
> run by xawtv) reports the following:
> 	Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> 	Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> 	can't open x11 display :0
> When my home dir is mounted locally, it reports the correct window size
> and stuff.
> I am stumped and have no clue where to look.  The man page says nothing
> and I can't find any other documentation.

Perhaps you need to have a suid bit set for the program and your
/etc/fstab is mounting your nfs home directory with root squash?  Maybe
a xhost localhost and xhost (yournfsserver) will allow access.


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