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Subject: Re: VNC WinSDR WinQuake
From: Thomas Dick thomasdick@.......
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:42:43 -0500

On 9/8/2013 3:59 PM, Mark Robinson wrote:
> On 09/09/13 03:07, Thomas Dick wrote:
>> Anyone seen this problem; the monitor display on my network computers 
>> upstairs
>> will lock up for minutes or more at a time when viewing the seismic 
>> computer
>> screen data (on the basement computer). The seismic computer seems to 
>> do its
>> job and collects seismic data and displays it OK.  All the data is 
>> stored and
>> retrievable. All other computer monitors display is hesitant. WinSDR 
>> Replay and
>> Winquake manipulations are slow. If the monitor screen is right clicked
>> (upstairs computers)  it will immediately catch up. I removed all 
>> data over two
>> weeks old from the main drive of the seismic computer, (75 GB hard 
>> drive with
>> 55 GB of free space running XP @ 2.5 GHz with  1.5 GB of ram on 
>> board). I run a
>> small network (all computers running XP are at least as fast as the one
>> collecting seismic data; one is running Windows 7).  All computers 
>> behave the
>> same way and are connected using cable and VNC. The seismic computer 
>> is never
>> accessed by more than one computer at a time. Screen display is 94 
>> lines and
>> redraw 40....screen resolution is 1290x1024 at 32 bit color....the 
>> monitor on
>> the basement computer collecting the seismic data seems to have 
>> normal/correct
>> display with no tardiness. VNC was recently updated
> Hi Thomas,
> You might have better luck using the client/server modes in WinSDR 
> rather than using VNC.
> On the seismic computer enable server mode:
>     Settings -> System -> Server/Client -> Server -> Enable
> On the other computers run WinSDR and enable Client mode:
>     Settings -> System -> Server/Client -> Client -> Enable
> And enter the IP address of the seismic computer.
> This uses a tiny fraction of the network bandwidth which VNC requires, 
> and places a similar fraction of load on the seismic machine.
> Mark
> I appreciated your email. I did what you told me and it worked fine. I 
> had to shut down everything the other night (but the seismic 
> computer). When I restarted the computer, WinSDR client didn't seem to 
> work. I have reinstalled everything at least four times. I can't 
> figure out what I did wrong. I even dug up the original email. Got any 
> suggestions?


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