[nv-l] Redirect ovw to virtual frame buffer

2004-05-24 15:43:27
Subject: [nv-l] Redirect ovw to virtual frame buffer
From: "Christopher J Petrina" <cjp8 AT meadwestvaco DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.us.ibm DOT com
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 15:33:08 -0400

Greetings all,

is it possible to redirect the ovw (native GUI) to the Virtual Frame Buffer.  I know that netviewd requires the vfb to run.  But is there a way to point the Native GUI to use the vfb.  We have no graphics card in the Netview server, so was curiouis if the vfb would be a way to keep a native GUI running.  The problem is when netviewd runs, and a native console is needed, we X windows into the server with the -dconsole to gain the admin of it. This Kills all web console sessions.  Once the administration is complete, kill the native GUI in the X windows and the web consoles again will have to be restarted when netviewd comes back online.  Would VFB help in this situation?


Chris Petrina

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