Alexander Gottwald Alexander.Gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu Apr 17 14:36:00 GMT 2003

Andreas Erb wrote:

> I have an ugly problem with XFree86 and xdm.
> xdm is activated on my linux-system. The xdm-logon works with the
> StarNet's X-win32. But with XFree86 it doesn't.
> When looking at the open TCP ports, XFree86 isn't even attempting to 
> connect to the remote host.
> The bug must lie within my laptop setup. Unfortunately I can't find any 
> hint, how I could find the problem.
> Do you have any idea what the problem may be or how I could gether the 
> right information?

You have most likely two network adater configured. One for local network
and one for dialup-networking. XWin has sometimes problems determining 
the right adapter and chooses the dialup network which has no IP address
asignend. You can tell XWin which interface to use with the -from parameter.


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