X11 forwarding problems in FreeBSD 6.2 - no xauth data?

Pollywog lists-fbsd at shadypond.com
Tue Jul 10 22:36:22 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 10 July 2007 14:41:01 Pollywog wrote:
> I just did 'ssh' to one of the Linux hosts and when the connection was
> made, I got this:
> Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding.
> Does this possibly have something to do with the problem I mentioned in my
> initial post in this thread?  I am going to Google that error and see if I
> can find something.

I found out that "mcookie" generates magic cookies for xauth, but I do not 
have the mcookie command in FreeBSD, though it exists on my Debian Etch 
system and is part of the util-linux package.  If I can find mcookie or a 
command that is analogous to it in FreeBSD, I might be able to fix this 


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