Connecting to Windows XP from Solaris 9

Leigh Cocker leighcocker2 "at" mac.com
Thu Jan 15 21:51:00 2004


All sorted out now,
:-)
thanks
On 15 Jan 2004, at 20:59, David A. Bright wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Franco Stellari wrote:
>
>> I'm trying to share the CDE desktop of a SUN machine running Solaris 
>> 8 to a
>> chient installed on a Win2k PC.
>
> I have a problem going the other way. I try to connect from a Solaris 
> 9 box to
> a Windows XP box. The connection is made and a window comes up, but 
> then it
> shuts down. Here is a transcript from the shell where I start the 
> viewer:
>
>
>
> bash-2.05$ vncviewer 10.80.60.5
> VNC viewer version 3.3.7 - built Feb 28 2003 18:40:13
> Copyright (C) 2002-2003 RealVNC Ltd.
> Copyright (C) 1994-2000 AT&T Laboratories Cambridge.
> See http://www.realvnc.com for information on VNC.
> VNC server supports protocol version 3.3 (viewer 3.3)
> Password:
> VNC authentication succeeded
> Desktop name "strut"
> Connected to VNC server, using protocol version 3.3
> VNC server default format:
>   32 bits per pixel.
>   Least significant byte first in each pixel.
>   True colour: max red 255 green 255 blue 255, shift red 16 green 8 
> blue 0
> Using default colormap and visual, TrueColor, depth 24.
> Got 256 exact BGR233 colours out of 256 Using BGR233 pixel format:
>   8 bits per pixel.
>   True colour: max red 7 green 7 blue 3, shift red 0 green 3 blue 6
> ReadFromRFBServer: rdr::EndOfStream
> bash-2.05$
>
>
>
> Any ideas why this is happening? I couldn't find this in the archives. 
> I can
> connect the other way (from Windows as client/viewer to Solaris box as
> server).
>
> Thanks.
>
> -- 
> David A. Bright
> BrightD "at" acm.org
> dabright "at" users.sourceforge.net
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