xdmcp error

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Feb 11 17:15:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, J S wrote:

> The hostname for the ip address was right on my windows machine but 
> different on the dns server checked by splhrl81 so there's a problem with 
> that DNS server. But, why is XFree trying to get my hostname when I've 
> already given it my IP address?

It's not the xserver which does the translation. The xserver is sending out
the from address and the xdmcp server does a reverse lookup and then uses this 

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