vnc performance

Morrison Davis Morry.Davis "at" Sun.COM
Fri, 15 Mar 2002 23:57:30 +0000


I should have mentioned this is a solarisVNC server and solarisVNC client.
Any particular information related to this type of installation would be much
appreciated.

>Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 16:30:10 -0700
>From: Michael Ossmann <michael.ossmann "at" alttech.com>
>Subject: Re: vnc performance
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>On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 07:34:33AM -0800, Morrison Davis wrote:
>>   
>>   What I'm looking for is tuning information and what things are the
>>   biggest factors in graphics refresh. How much does the server speed
>>   affect the performance vs. the client speed. How does the clients
>>   graphic card play in the equation. And I assume the biggest hitter
>>   is your Internet connection speed. Any advice or statistics along
>>   these lines would be much appreciated.
>
>Yes, the network speed is generally the weakest link for VNC
>performance.  The one notable exception is the performance of the WinVNC
>server if you are not using the video driver by Rudi De Vos.  See also:
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>  http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/faq.html#q51
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>The client side video card usually has very little to do with
>performance.  VNC only does 2D graphics updates on the client side and
>can only do them as fast as the network and server allow.
>
>-- 
>Mike Ossmann, Tarantella/UNIX Engineer/Instructor
>Alternative Technology, Inc.  http://www.alttech.com/
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Thanks Morry
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