TightVNC 1.2.3 released

Michael Ossmann michael.ossmann "at" alttech.com
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 20:38:48 +0000

There was a good thread on this subject ("shutdown gotcha with Win32
host") about 3 weeks ago.  Andrew van der Stock had a good description
of what the problem is and some suggestions for how it might be fixed.

Jake Hoover found this handy workaround:


Which allows you to set an automatic timeout for any "end task"
situations.  Typically the problem with VNC going down early is that the
connection is lost prior to the system hanging on an "end task" box.

There were also some suggestions for how to force an unconditional
reboot (risking data loss).

Mike Ossmann, Tarantella/UNIX Engineer/Instructor
Alternative Technology, Inc.  http://www.alttech.com/
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