XP black screen on initial connection
Fri Sep 5 23:15:01 2003
On Friday, September 05, 2003 5:25 PM [GMT-5=EST], jwaterbrook
> Thanks, Adam, for some good insight on what you think the problem is.
> I'm having a hard time believing something can't be done about it on
> the VNC side though. Fixes, to me, don't mean "don't use it", they
> mean "change this and it will work", so I'd like to pursue this a bit
I'm with you all the way on this.
> While a remote user is in a remote desktop session, the local
> computer screen is at the "welcome screen". The resolution hasn't
> changed and the user can log in and interrupt the remote desktop
> session if he chooses. The local screen is still there, and usable,
> so I see no reason VNC should not be. MS will continue to have
> support for Remote desktop as a way to phase out VNC and push their
> proprietary version. I prefer an open source version, rather than a
> microsoft version, maybe we can figure this out if someone has some
> insight on the subject.
I prefer Open Source as well. In fact, I have many times attempted to
replace my Windows environment with many of the available Linux
distributions, as well as BeOS, but I always find myself reverting back to
As far as RD goes, I am convinced that /something/ happens with the display
driver during the session, -- exactly what that /something/ is, perhaps no
one (besides M$) will ever know.
Perhaps everything will all pan out with Windows XP SP2 and with RealVNC 4.0