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.