weston rdp black screen

Jean-Francois Dagenais jeff.dagenais at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 20:00:52 UTC 2019

I am using weston master, freerdp master, and wayland-protocols master 

I am launching like this:

weston --rdp4-key ~/devel/weston/key/rdp-security.key --backend=rdp-backend.so --debug

Connecting using 640x480x32, black screen.

Can anyone confirm rdp-backend is actually working??

> On Apr 3, 2019, at 13:13, Jean-Francois Dagenais <jeff.dagenais at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am working on weston on yocto. Amongst other things I have created a meson
> version of the weston recipe found in poky.
> Either on my embedded platform or on my PC. Whenever I try to use the rdp
> backend, whether as the root compositor or through the [screen-share] command. I
> get a black screen. Input works though and I can blindly click on the
> weston-terminal icon, then type commands and proved it works by issuing "killall
> weston" ;)
> I have tried all the RDP clients at my disposal on mac (CoRD, microsoft's rdp v8
> and v10).
> I get a different behaviour on microsoft' remote connection on windows itself.
> Weston logs show: [15:42:10:184] [1809:1809] [ERROR][com.freerdp.core.transport]
> - BIO_read returned a system error 11: Resource temporarily unavailable and the
> client shows a microsoft style error box with no info in it.
> I have no experience with freerdp and need any clues as to what to do to find
> the problem.
> ANY pointers what so ever will help me.

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