xorg 7.4 questions
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Dec 29 15:35:22 UTC 2009
On Tue, 29 Dec 2009, doug at safeport.com wrote:
[xdm slow startup]
> The answer appears to be to add an empty LISTEN statement to
> /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xaccess. The xdm package issues a IPV6 DHCP request.
> While the xdm man page suggests this is not needed:
> To disable listening for XDMCP connections altogther, a line of
> LISTEN with no addresses may be specified, or the previously
> supported method of setting DisplayManager.requestPort to 0 may
> be used.
> This seems not to be the case as adding this line gets rid of the long delay
> and suppresses the IPV6 DHCP request. The DisplayManager.requestPort is set
> to 0 in the default configuration. This solves the long start (I am pretty
> sure). Thank you for your suggestions that pushed me to find this.
Hmm. That sounds like a bug (maybe IPV6 support being added but the
feature to disable it being forgotten). Does having an IPV6 localhost
defined in /etc/hosts ("::1 localhost") have the same effect?
> I am also pretty sure my hardware just does not work with hal and dbus.
What keyboard and mouse do you have? Also, which version of FreeBSD are
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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