VNC-List digest, Vol 1 #1273 - 28 msgs
gobbledegeek "at" gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 07:51:02 2005
Hmm you never ran graphics apps then I suppose. The situation changes
drastically with a graphics app I think. Good to know though...
> From: "Erik Soderquist" <esoderquist "at" mcstamp.com>
> To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
> I would like to know a little more about the vnc install options...
> also, I know I've used headless systems before that didn't have video
> cards (486/original pentium timeframe). the install had to be done with
> the video card (obviously, but after that, reboot into bios, and tell
> the bios that it is a video-less system, save and power down, remove
> video and power up and it never complained. freed up another 1/2 meg of
> ram that was no longer mapped to video. this was a novell 3.12 server.
> for those that don't know, novell 3.12 loaded DOS first with minimal
> drivers, basically the memory manager (himem.sys), then loaded novell
> netware, rather like windows 3.1 did. we added several diagnostic
> routines to the autoexec before netware started, all dumping to text
> files. one was a memory listing. showed 720k conventional memory... most
> everyone I showed that to accused me of falsifying it.