Sun Feb 10 08:15:00 GMT 2002
On Sat, 9 Feb 2002, Tom Bozack wrote:
> Something really strange happens when I do a xhost + command. The X
> display is immediately taken over by the xdmcp login window to my
> Mandrake Linux machine on the LAN. I can then login to the KDE and do
> anything I can on the local display. In a way this is good news since
> I've been trying to get xdmcp to work using "XWin.exe -query
> remote_host_ip -from local_host_ip" with only partial success.
> This leads me to beleive there's a bug in XWin when using xdmcp realting
> to client access to the server. xhost + "fixes" the access problem, but
> causes the strange result of displaying the remote login screen.
> Or am I just missing something basic? Could someone let me know if
> there is a logical explanation for this.
You have not started XWin with the -query parameter?
Then xdmcp is querying you host explicitly and with xhost+ you gave it
the right to access it. To turn of the query, check the Xservers config
file of xdm
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