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Opened 2 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#2746 closed defect (invalid)

feature request

Reported by: MJ Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: 4.0
Component: server Version: 3.0.x
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by Antoine Martin)

Allow restarting xpra to reconnect to abandoned xorg session.

There are some issues that cause xpra to crash, e.g. #2730

What I see then on xpra server host is this:

[ ~]$ xpra list
Found the following xpra sessions:
        UNKNOWN session at :123
Re-probing unknown sessions in: /run/user/3035/xpra
        UNKNOWN session at :123 (cleaned up)

I can still see that Xorg is up as well as apps I have been running:

2230560 /usr/libexec/Xorg -noreset -novtswitch -nolisten tcp +extension GLX +extension RANDR +extension RENDER -auth /home/mj/.Xauthority -logfile /run/user/3035/xpra/Xorg.:123.log -configdir /run/user/3035/xpra/xorg.conf.d/2230559 -config /etc/xpra/xorg.conf -depth 24 :123

So if only xpra server could be restarted, find the existing Xorg session and reconnect to it, then it would mitigate problems with xpra stability.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by MJ

Component: androidserver

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by MJ

Summary: feature requestrestart xpra to reconnect to abandoned Xorg session

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by Antoine Martin

Description: modified (diff)
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed
Summary: restart xpra to reconnect to abandoned Xorg sessionfeature request


xpra start :123 --use-display=yes

In v4, this is automatic, even over ssh: ticket:2523#comment:8.

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by MJ

Also xpra upgrade :123 from time to time resets the xpra server but not the X windows so it is possible to reattach with reduced memory usage

comment:5 Changed 16 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2746

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