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Date:      Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:21:21 +0100
From:      rhino64@postmail.ch
To:        Manolis Kiagias <sonicy@otenet.gr>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Re: xdm and xdmcp
Message-ID:  <20100122082121.GA1051@biollaz.local.sourire.ch>
In-Reply-To: <4B58C787.9040800@otenet.gr>
References:  <20100121185441.GB4125@biollaz.local.sourire.ch> <4B58C787.9040800@otenet.gr>

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On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 11:30:47PM +0200, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> On 21/01/2010 8:54 μ.μ., rhino64@postmail.ch wrote:
> > modifying Xaccess, starting xdm with parameter "udpPort 177".
> >
> > The command "netstat -a" never indicates that a process is listening on that port. 
> >   
> 
> The notes in Xaccess seem to indicate that when a LISTEN line is not
> present, it works like LISTEN *
> I found this to be false. Please insert a LISTEN line with your IP
> address, i.e.
> 
> LISTEN 10.14.28.10
> > With wdm, the listening is possible but I cannot start the X server even if the server alone
> > is perfectly working and if it is correctly started by xdm.
> >
> > I don't want to use kdm or gdm since they are too heavy (almost all kde and gnome should be
> > installed with them).
> >
> >   
Thanks, this was the correct point. I have added the "LISTEN 0.0.0.0" directive
in Xaccess file and it works. xdm is perfect for me, I have just tried wdm since
I was not able to make xdm work like I wanted.

Thanks for the help.

Alain Aubord



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