Compatibility of Xvnc 4.0 with vncviewer for Windows CE?
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Sat Apr 10 20:46:00 2004
VNC 4 is compatible with the older VNC 3 system, but it's possible that the
viewer you are using has some custom modifications that prevent it from
working with VNC 4. It's also the case that some third-party viewers
(incorrectly) check the server version and disconnect immediately if it is
not what they expected. If that is the case then you can use the VNC 4
Protocol3.3 setting to tell Xvnc to use the older protocol version.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of david feldman
> Sent: 10 April 2004 13:30
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> Cc: wb0gaz "at" hotmail.com
> Subject: Compatibility of Xvnc 4.0 with vncviewer for Windows CE?
> I have the following version of Xvnc installed on a linux box:
> Xvnc version 4.0b4 - built Sep 19 2003 09:32:30
> It works well (that is, with other EXCEPT in conjunction with
> that I installed for Windows CE on MIPS (it is version 3.3.2
> or 3.2.2, I
> forget which, but it's the version fetched from conduits.com.)
> Further, vncviewer for ce/mips seems to work fine (although
> very slowly)
> with winvnc server (tightvnc 1.2.9) installed on a w2k box.
> It appears when vncviewer starts that it is able to tell if
> there is a
> server present (that is, if I give vncviewer an inactive
> server to talk to
> it gives an error), however, it does not reach the point of
> asking for the
> password of the Xvnc session (the dialog box does not appear.)
> It appears there is some ethernet traffic flowing during the
> session start (about one message per second).
> Even if I wait for a long time, the session does not start.
> As this interaction (Xvnc 4 with vncviewer for CE) is important for a
> project I'm working on, I'd really like to get assistance in
> and resolution. I'd be happy to dig into technical details, and with
> getting-started assistance, would be happy to spend time at this.
> Very tnx,
> wb0gaz "at" hotmail.com
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