Bug 72950 - kdm does not work for indirect connections
kdm does not work for indirect connections
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-08-29 09:18 EDT by Pavel
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-10-18 14:13:17 EDT
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KDM config file (16.67 KB, text/plain)
2002-12-19 03:54 EST, Pavel
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Description Pavel 2002-08-29 09:18:49 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.1b) Gecko/20020828

Description of problem:
I configure kdm to enable XDMCP. When I try to connect using indirect method, X
server just keeps restarting. Query method works well. 
I see the following message in /var/log/messages:
kdm[22712]: Greeter exited unexpectedly
kdm[22712]: Abnormal helper termination, code 1, signal0
kdm[22648]: Unknown session exit code from manager process

I upgraded to kdebase 3.0.3-5 - same behavior

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start kdm with XDMCP enabled
2. connect from remote terminal using X -indirect

Actual Results:  X server keeps restarting

Expected Results:  Get chooser window.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2002-12-18 15:53:41 EST
could you attach your kdm config file for testing please ? thanks
Comment 2 Pavel 2002-12-19 03:54:59 EST
Created attachment 88810 [details]
KDM config file
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2006-10-18 14:13:17 EDT
Red Hat Linux is no longer supported by Red Hat, Inc. If you are still
running Red Hat Linux, you are strongly advised to upgrade to a
current Fedora Core release or Red Hat Enterprise Linux or comparable.
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Red Hat apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We do
want to make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks.
If this issue is still present in a current Fedora Core release, please
open a new bug with the relevant information.

Closing as CANTFIX.

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