Bug 2270 - gdm does not support remote XDMCP queries
gdm does not support remote XDMCP queries
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2594
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-19 11:15 EDT by Eugene Kanter
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-10 18:56:42 EDT
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Description Eugene Kanter 1999-04-19 11:15:24 EDT
stock 5.9 installation, gdm starts by default.
attempt to run

Xnest :1 -query localhost from an xterm

results in blank Xnest.

Same command on 5.2 brings Xnest with login prompt.

according to the gdm config file, remote access is enabled.

more clues:

$ netstat -a | grep 177
udp    11152      0 *:177                   *:*

number '11152' is a queue length which increases with every
Xnest attempt. looks like requests are igonored.
Comment 1 s348842 1999-05-05 05:31:59 EDT
It works if debugging is enabled in /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.  However
logout doesn't work.
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-05-10 18:56:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2594 ***

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