Your XDMCP patch for Win 95

Bob Watzlavick
Tue Dec 4 08:51:00 GMT 2001

I'm using DHCP and my dynamic IP is  Does Cygwin only work
with static IP addresses?  I suppose there's a chance that my router isn't
keeping track of client names properly.


On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Watzlavick wrote:

> > > I'm getting the error: "XDMCP Fatal error: Session declined with no
> > > valid address".  I can start an X session locally on the Win 95 box,
> > > telnet to the LInux box and run X programs remotely that way.
> > > If I use "XWin -query -from" I get the error.
> OS Version: Windows 9x 4.0 Build 67306684  B
> Querying devices using ioctl
> lo: family=TCP/IP (0) addr=
> eth0: family=TCP/IP (0) addr=
> Querying devices using internal function
> lo: family=TCP/IP (0) addr=
> eth0: family=TCP/IP (0) addr=
> Looks like something is wrong with the ethernet addresses but I don't know
> how to fix it.

You should be able to set the IP in the Preferences Dialog for the network.

Choose the TCP-IP Protocol from the list in the networksettings-panel.
Select Properties and Change the field IP-Adress to

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