xorg, Xvfb, ImageMagick - then beat your head against your desk!

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Thu Dec 3 07:03:12 PST 2009

On Wed, 2009-12-02 at 17:17 -0500, Vector Thorn wrote:

> [^v^] cat /var/log/httpd/error_log | tail 
> xauth:  creating new authority file /tmp/xvfb_1_at_a_time
> _XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: (l)stat failed for /tmp/.X11-unix (13)
> _XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: mkdir(/tmp/.X11-unix) failed,
> errno = 13
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to create listener for
> unix
> Xlib:  extension "RANDR" missing on display ":66.0".
> firefox: no process killed
> I'm not sure why it's trying to create that directory when it is
> already there; furthermore, why it is trying to create it when run by
> APACHE, but not when run by a USER...

If I had to guess, you're running apache in a chroot, which means you
need to precreate /tmp/.X11-unix in the chroot, which would probably
be /var/www/tmp/.X11-unix.

- ajax
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