"no buffer space available" on Win2K
Wed Apr 30 15:43:00 GMT 2003
> It is well-known that various VPN software causes problems with
> Cygwin/XFree86. The reasons for this are numerous, but it primarily has
> to do with the fact that these VPN packages replace various Windows
> system DLLs with their own versions that do not correctly duplicate all
> of the functionality of the Windows networking DLLs. There isn't
> anything we can do to fix this problem, as we certainly cannot write
> code to deal with x number of networking layers for Windows.
> The only real solution here is to never install the VPN software to
> begin with, as most of them leave their modified DLLs in place when you
> uninstall them.
I didn't get the "no buffer space available" error with the VPN in place.
I only had very slow performance.
The error happened at work, no VPN, both machines inside the firewall.
> The problem would have nothing to do with the window manager.
> I consider your problem solved, as there is nothing I can do to help.
> You could ask the Cygwin list (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have further
> questions, but I would expect it to get toasty in there if you aren't
> offering to help :)
What kind of help did you have in mind?
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