vncviewer: read failed

James [Wez] Weatherall jnw "at"
Mon, 20 Jul 1998 10:08:29 +0000

On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Brian S. Craigie wrote:

> On 16-Jul-98 James [Wez] Weatherall wrote:
> > You should be able to just do a straight Ctrl-Alt-Del (check whether this
> > will reboot the solaris client first though!!!) and WinVNC will be able to
> > pick it up.
> Thanks! (Solaris sparc client pays no attention to ctrl-alt-del). This
> VNC is _Excellent_!  The page about the NT service says the connection
> will be broken upon pressing ctrl-alt-del on the server, but this is not
> the case.  The client remains connected all the time and I can issue
> ctrl-alt-del on either client or server without any trouble at all. 

Yes.  That's a little buglet in the documentation.  It used to be the
case that switching desktops (e.g. via Ctrl-Alt-Del) would kick off
clients but now only screen resolution changes will.


James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
Tel : Work - 343000

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