X -query <hostname> does not work
Mon Mar 10 13:15:00 GMT 2003
On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, Gernot Zander wrote:
> I have a host where kdm is running (and allowing sessions from my local
> network, where other PCs running linux get their X-Sessions from this
> I tried cygwin's X (and start applications from the server with for
> instance "xv -display winbox:0", this works fine.
> Then I try "X -query server", the server starts, but no kdm login window
> appears. The server later writes in the log:
> Mar 9 20:55:28 scorpio kdm: server open failed for 0.0.0.0:0,
> giving up
> Mar 9 20:55:28 scorpio kdm: Display 0.0.0.0:0 cannot be opened
> It seems the cygwin's X-Server reports 0.0.0.0 as it's IP?
I had this problem, I overcame it by adding the -from option.
get your ip and run XWin.exe -query <hostname> -from <ip>
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