is this a problem?
david at jetnet.co.uk
Sat Apr 15 08:45:03 UTC 2006
Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 18:24 +0100, David Reid wrote:
>> Apr 5 17:02:17 draak gdm: gdm_auth_user_add:
>> /home/david/.Xauthority is bigger than sysadmin specified maximum file size.
>> How do I fix it?
> GDM wants this file to be less than 64 KB to avoid a potential DoS
> attack. If the file is too large, GDM will create a fallback file
> instead, so this error really isn't too bad. If you don't care about
> your various display cookies, you could even remove the file, and have
> GDM recreate it; or you can use xauth(1) to remove any stale cookies.
Thanks for the explanation :-)
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