HP-UX 10.20 and VNC

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri Jan 30 12:38:01 2004

	When you've compiled VNC, was there any warning?  On the other hand, if I'm not mistaken, x buffer is equivalent to the clip-board for Windows, ie used by cut'n paste by users.  Would there be any programme using X buffer internally except human intervention?  IMO, no.

	Maybe VNC service didn't get the TERM signal when system shutdown.  Have you tried shutdown manually VNC before shutting down system and see if you've get the same problem?  If you don't get this, perhaps you could make a simple script to shutdown VNC first.

	If nothing helps, have you tried VNC4 beta?

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Louis-Pierre Gagnaux [mailto:louis_pierre_gagnaux "at" hotmail.com]
> Envoyi : vendredi 30 janvier 2004 10:16
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : HP-UX 10.20 and VNC
> Hello
> I'm in task of maintaining a medical legacy instrument system, which is able
> to measure hundreds of different parameters in blood, serum or urine,
> working on HP-UX 10.20, where we have an installed base of about 2500
> instruments.
> We have a major problem concerning VNC 3.3.7 and HP-UX 10.20. The
> Screen-Sharing is working correctly, we are able to take over the screen
> from a remote-workstation. However the OS of HP-UX is working unstable,
> memory buffers are not correctly synchronized to disk, leading to
> unpredictable behavior which data is stored, when data is written to the
> database or to the disk.
> As a simple test, when we shutdown the workstation after having used VNC,
> HP-UX 10.20 reports
> "x buffers not flushed, x buffers still dirty"
> meaning that HP-UX could not flush its buffers correctly to disk.
> Does anybody know about this problem and does anybody know any workarounds?
> We are using
> - VNC 3.3.7., I have downloaded the source code and comipled it on HP-UX
> 10.20 workstation B2600
> - HP-UX 10.20 with latest patch level
> - Workstation B2600
> Kind Regards
> Louis-Pierre Gagnaux
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