[Fwd: Vncviewer problem with RedHat 5.0(i386)]

Eric Jones ejones "at" rap.ucar.edu
Mon, 09 Mar 1998 23:59:56 +0000


Whoops, sorry about the attributes there. Derek R. Pizzagoni said no
such thing. The following nonsense should be pinned on me:


Eric Jones wrote:

> So has anyone tried running the NT vncserver as a service using SRVANY
> from the resource kit? Sounds like it wouldn't work, but you gotta be
> curious.
> 
> Is there any way to boot NT, bypass the login screen, and bring up a
> user desktop automatically?
> 
> Eric Jones
> ejones "at" -nospam-.ucar.edu
> 








> > The problem ended up being a problem with the Windows NT (vncserver)
> > side.  Apparently, the screen saver kicked in, that required a
> > password.  At this point, I was no longer able to connect, until I
> > entered the password on the server.
> >
> > I sure can't wait until vncserver can be run as a service.
> >
> > --
> > Derek R. Pizzagoni
> > Unix Network Administrator/DBA
> > Interlink Computer Sciences, Inc.
> > URL: http://www.interlink.com
> >
> >   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Subject: Re: Vncviewer problem with RedHat 5.0(i386)
> > Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 12:14:03 +0000 (GMT)
> > From: "James [Wez] Weatherall" <jnw "at" orl.co.uk>
> > To: "Derek R. Pizzagoni" <drp "at" interlink.com>
> >
> > On Thu, 5 Mar 1998, Derek R. Pizzagoni wrote:
> >
> > > If this is the problem, how can I tell my Windows NT vncserver to run at
> > > 8 bpp?  (I've tried setting it to 16 colors in the display control
> > > panel, but the lowest it goes is 256).
> > >
> > > Other than that, is there a way to run vncviewer on a machine that is
> > > set at 8bpp, and view a vncserver that is set at 16bpp?
> >
> > I'm afraid I don't have your original mail handy.  Could you give me a
> > brief reminder of the problem you're having, please?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > James "Wez" Weatherall
> > --
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> > Tel : Work - 343000