Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri Dec 7 04:37:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, 7 Dec 2001, Janos Sebestyen (ETH) wrote:

> Hi,
> My name is Janos and I am trying to use cygwin and Xfree under win2k, it is working fine, but I have a question!
> How can I use xdm and chooser, because it is allways said Only root wants to run xdm?

There is no such user root on winnt. But there is a workaround. Start 
xdm with the option "-debug 1". This should allow you start it. But
I don't know if the authentication via xdm works on windows.

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