[rescue] My new UltraSparc 5's, also my first Sun stations

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Jun 2 18:57:24 CDT 2005

Thu, 02 Jun 2005 @ 19:32 +0000, Brian Howe said:

> There are several iterations of vnc available... my personal choice is
> tightvnc.
> If you are running X on one box (say from NetBSD or OpenBSD), you can
> use Xnest to get your display from the Solaris box in a window on your
> BSD box - 'Xnest -query <IP> :1' or something like that. I get my U1
> to display it's desktop that way to save my meatspace desktop real
> estate.

Unfortunately, things like remote X and VNC only work if you can afford
the performance hit.

If you need local display performance, a KVM is really the only way.

Also, new code is coming out that won't run remotely, period, even X

I'm wondering how or even if that sort of thing will be addressed in the

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