General Display question
esoderquist "at" mcstamp.com
Mon Apr 25 18:49:01 2005
james, to what versions does that apply? ie: how far back would he need
to go for vnc to pull data from elsewhere, and where would that be?
mostly idle curiosity....
From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On
Behalf Of James Weatherall
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 11:18
To: 'Jason Thomas'; vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
Subject: RE: General Display question
VNC Server grabs the pixel data back from the video card's buffer in the
current releases. This means that if the video driver or card are
corrupting the buffer contents, then VNC will also see those corrupted
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Jason Thomas
> Sent: 20 April 2005 14:28
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> Subject: General Display question
> Just a general question on how VNC is rendered. My XP
> notebook is having
> display trouble and just for curiousity's sake, I VNC'd into it from
> another XP machine and a Win2K machine. The display looks
> just as bad on
> the client computers, as it does on my XP notebook (VNC server).
> My question is this, where is the VNC window rendered? On the
> Client, or
> the Server? It would seem to me that if my notebook's video
> card is going
> dead, then I could VNC into the notebook as a client and have a clear
> picture to work with, as the client's video card is fine.
> This just isn't
> the case for me, which makes me think the the VNC window is
> rendered on
> the Server and sent to the client as a garbled picture.
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