Does anyone run VNC with 64-bit FreeBSD (amd64)?

Jonathan Fosburgh jonathan at
Fri Jun 23 15:14:42 UTC 2006

On Thursday 22 June 2006 17:06, pete wright wrote:

> Did you try to build/install a 32bit version of VNC?  Also, if you are
> running a Unix like OS why use VNC?  You can achive %90 of the same
> features (with less of a memory/cpu impact) by running X apps
> remotely.
> -pete

How do you do cross-compilation on amd64? I looked through the mailing list 
archives and couldn't find a method. Also, VNC, slow as it is, tends to be 
faster than running X apps directly, at least over high-latency networks.  NX 
runs rings around both of them, though.
Jonathan Fosburgh
AIX and Storage Administrator
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list