xdm and xdmcp
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Jan 21 23:40:09 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 11:30:47PM +0200, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> On 21/01/2010 8:54 ??.??., 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
> address, i.e.
> LISTEN 10.14.28.10
> > 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.
I'm running xdm on ia64 and connecting from sparc64, both 9.0-current,
I could probably share my xdm config files, if this is useful.
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