cannot get XDM on remote RH 8

Chris Green
Wed Feb 18 19:23:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 06:02:01PM +0100, amr roushi wrote:
> Chris Green wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 04:22:48PM +0100, amr roushi wrote:
> >
> >>I am running on W2K with XF86 and running fine with AIX & SUSE I get the 
> >>xdm login via
> >>xwin :0 -query hostname -from hostnameHere .
> >>all addresses are resolveable and XDM enabled .
> >>when doing this to the redhat Nothing happens and also nothing in the 
> >>XF86 log .
> >
> >
> >Is xdm actually running on the Redhat system?  On most Linux systems
> >it isn't started by default I don't think, I usually add it to the
> >rc.local file.
> >
> Chris thank u for the hint can u give me the line to add in rc.local 
> and where it is
> thks agin for ur help
Well my /etc/rc.d/rc.local has:-


This is on Slackware 9.1 but there's no guarantee that is going to be
right for other Linux versions, xdm may be in a different place and/or
you may have a different layout of start-up scripts.

Chris Green (

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