startx xauth errors

Jesse Marquez jmarquez at
Tue Oct 12 06:07:30 PDT 2004

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-current at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-current at] On Behalf Of Robert Watson
Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 2:52 AM
To: Doug White
Cc: freebsd-current at; jmarquez at
Subject: Re: startx xauth errors

On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, Doug White wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 jmarquez at wrote:
> > When I execute startx, xauth gives me the following error twice in a
> >
> > xauth: (stdin):1:  bad "add" command line
> Make sure your machine can resolve its own hostname.  THere's a couple
> of name lookups in the xauth path and it'll spit this out if the lookup
> fails.  Make sure the system's hostname is fully qualified and listed in
> /etc/hosts, DNS, or both :) 

Hosts file looks good, any other tips?

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