VNC 4 and screensaver
tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri May 14 14:59:00 2004
I'm using VNC with XP too but I don't have this problem. What screen saver are you using? I'm using the "3D flower" and monitor is going into sleep mode, but still I have no problem.
Have you, by chance, enabled the "user quick switch"?
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Feico de Boer [mailto:fdboer-ml "at" gmx.net]
> Envoyi : jeudi 13 mai 2004 23:45
> @ : Tom Helfrich
> Cc : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Re: VNC 4 and screensaver
> > I have an AIX(UNIX) 3.3.3 version of VNC on a RISC workstation that I
> > use x2vnc to connect to my windows 2000 pc running VNC 4 Beta windows
> > server service. Everything works great! The problem occurs when the
> > screensaver on the pc kicks in. I can't use the RISC keyboard or mouse
> > to enter in my password on the pc. I have to physically go to the pc
> > and enter it there. Then it comes to life and everything works fine
> > again 50% of the time. other times I have to reconnect with x2vnc.
> > This is something that didn't happen with VNC 3.3.7 on windows.
> This sounds so familiar. I have the same problem with 4.0b4 running on
> Windows XP and connecting to it from another XP box with Win2VNC (the
> Windows version of x2vnc).
> It's very annoying because I have to start a second connection to send the
> CTRL-ALT-DEL and the password. After that I can use the previous connection
> again as it was before.
> I've run winvnc with logging on and the only remarkable items were related
> to desktop switches and that winvnc could not access (or was it open) those.
> I didn't have time to go into the code and/or do more debugging. Maybe this
> desktop thing is a pointer. I'm not sure if this is related to running in
> service mode and user priviledges.
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