Headless PC. Who does the graphics?
gobbledegeek "at" gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 15:48:00 2005
huh?! If I run a 3d app on Xvnc server, it will exploit the graphics
capability on its platform GPU then push it to vnc client. Which of
these gpu computation cycles are really useful when done on a remote
machine in the back-end as compared to a GPU having a monitor
attached? Thats all I want to be enlightened on.. that was the core
doubt I had when I posted...
On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:11:44 -0000, James Weatherall <jnw "at" realvnc.com> wrote:
> So the fact that the machine is headless is irrelevant, since you'll be
> running xscreensaver in an Xvnc server?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> > [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Gobbledegeek
> > Sent: 17 March 2005 07:29
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: RE: Headless PC. Who does the graphics?
> > If I execute xscreensaver on the headless server machine throght a
> > xterm window cmdline in a VNC client on my front-end....
> > >If your machine is headless, how would you be able to see
> > the screensaver,
> > >even if it was running?
> > >
> > >Cheers!
> > >
> > >Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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