xdm and xdmcp
sonicy at otenet.gr
Thu Jan 21 21:30:50 UTC 2010
On 21/01/2010 8:54 μ.μ., rhino64 at postmail.ch wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is-it possible to run xdm with remote access through XDMCP protocol on freebsd 8 ?
Yes. I have an entire lab working this way :)
> I have tried almost anything: commenting line about port 0 in xdm-config,
This is needed.
> 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
> 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).
Same here, I use XDM for login - I don't need anything fancy. About 15
terminals running XFCE through a core2quad machine.
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