[maemo-developers] x11vnc no response to taps on left of screen

From: Kalle Valo Kalle.Valo at nokia.com
Date: Mon Apr 16 15:59:52 EEST 2007
"ext Jeffrey Barish" <jeff_barish at earthlink.net> writes:

>> We don't have such functionality at all. We do have idle timer which
>> disconnects the connection after a specified timeout if there's no
>> traffic. But if I recall correctly, it should be disabled for WLAN by
>> default
> I presume you are referring to the setting in Connection manager to which 
> Visti Andresen referred me earlier in this thread.  The WLAN idle time is set 
> to Unlimited.

Yes, I meant that.

>> You must be seeing something else. What AP are you using and what are
>> it's settings?
> What is an AP?

Sorry, I use way too much WLAN jargon and acronyms. I meant WLAN
Access Point here.

>> And what do you mean by dropping? Does UI inform that connection is
>> disconnected or is the WLAN connections just "jammed", ie. no data is
>> transfered?
> I confess that yesterday I myself began to suspect it was something else.  I 
> went away for a few hours and found on my return that both the VNC and ssh 
> connections were still fine even though the N800 appeared to be sleeping 
> soundly.  However, this morning I found that the VNC viewer had lost its 
> connection.  I did not leave ssh connected, but attempts to connect were 
> refused.  I also got no response to a ping.  To reestablish the VNC 
> connection, I had to restart x11vnc because of its annoying habit of 
> terminating when it loses its connection.  I'm not sure what I did to make it 
> possible for ssh to connect again, but once I started using the N800, it 
> mysteriously became possible both to connect by ssh and to ping.  (And the IP 
> number did not change even though I am using DHCP.)  I have no idea what 
> happened last night to terminate connections that did not happen during my 
> afternoon break.  I will collect more data.  Perhaps others have had similar 
> experiences that would shed light on the issue.

I have received other reports about similar problems. Does dmesg show
lots of DEAUTHENTICATE traps and sm_drv_transmit errors?

I will take a look at it and try to reproduce the problem in my lab.

Kalle Valo

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