Xorg log reports VNC module mismatch on X startup

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service


When following TID 7003097 - Enabling VNC Server startup of the X server with SLE 11, the following errors are experienced in the appropriate /var/log/Xorg.N.log (N is the number of the screen the error occured on) file:
(II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules//extensions/libvnc.so
(II) Module vnc: vendor="xf4vnc Project, see http://xf4vnc.sf.net (based on modular X.org)"
        compiled for 1.6.5, module version = 1.1.0
        Module class: X.Org Server Extension
        ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 1.0
(EE) module ABI major version (1) doesn't match the server's version (2)
(II) UnloadModule: "vnc"
(II) Unloading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules//extensions/libvnc.so
(EE) Failed to load module "vnc" (module requirement mismatch, 0)


To address this issue please apply the available updates xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.30.1, xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.30.1 and xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.30.1 or later.


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  • Document ID:7006399
  • Creation Date: 06-Jul-2010
  • Modified Date:12-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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