[SunRay-Users] RHEL5 rdesktop issues
pwhitener at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 27 16:43:32 EEST 2011
Thanks Peter! I will check it out!
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Peter Åstrand <astrand at cendio.se> wrote:
> I have a RHEL5 server with 4GB ram running SRSS 5.1. We have about 10
>> users across 15 DTUs. We "were" using uttsc to connect to a remote
>> away) Win2008R2 termserver that once logged in pushes a single app. We
>> found that when a user pulled their card to move to another DTU, the
>> portmapper in RHEL5 changed the printer ports from the original session
>> used to new ports. This caused printers not to redirect to the new session
>> correctly and caused all kind of print fun for the users! If they did
>> redirect, the "printer number" changed and the this confused the users.
>> So we moved to using RHEL5's rdesktop implementation. It does not seem to
>> have issues with the mapper and the session and printers stay statefull.
>> Printers work great. However, as DTU usage has increased with students in
>> full session, we are seeing lockups on the DTUs. The lockups seem to be
>> random. We can not pin it to any one operation done on the Win2008R2
>> server. Interestingly enough, if the user goes to a laptop and pulls the
>> rdesktop session to it, the session unfreezes and they can work. They
>> then pull it back to the DTUs and continue.
> Are you running rdesktop in full screen mode, or in a window? RHEL5
> ships with rdesktop 1.6.0, which does not work very well with 2008
> R2. I suggest that you try rdesktop 1.7.0 instead. If the problem
> persists, try a "strace" on the rdesktop process. That should give you
> a clue about what's going on.
> Best regards, ---
> Peter Åstrand ThinLinc Chief Developer
> Cendio AB http://www.cendio.com
> Wallenbergs gata 4
> 583 30 Linköping Phone: +46-13-21 46 00
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