XDMCP not showing login dialog

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald at s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Sep 29 08:56:02 PDT 2004

On Wed, 29 Sep 2004, es wrote:

> hello all and my apologize if this is not the right list to ask questions!
> I really need some help to connect via XDMCP I have no login dialog 
> after X is started up.
> I'm using mandrake 9.2 to connect to a xorg 6.7.0-r2 and KDE3.3.0 on gentoo
> I have folowed the HOWTO but I have no login screen after X is 
> succesfully started. I have googled but not found anything usefull:(
> The things I checked/made are:
> 1) ! DisplayManager.requestPort:     0 is commented out in 
> /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config
> 2)  In /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess I have uncommented:  *     # any host can 
> get a login window
> 3) xdm service is restarted succesfully
> 4) Firewall is disabled to making tests
> 5) on "client" X -broadcast :1   shows up a blue screen with the mouse X 
> cursor but no login.

Have you tried the -from parameter? 

XWin -query <server> -from <localip>

 Alexander.Gottwald at s1999.tu-chemnitz.de 
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