Subject: Re: 1.5 xdm setup changes
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
Date: 01/15/2001 22:11:09
Sorry for the noise...
At 9:22 Uhr +0100 15.1.2001, Hauke Fath wrote:
>I moved a 1.4Q mac68k installation to 1.5, and as a result, the xdm setup
>refused any access to the local X server. It turned out that the default
>for "DisplayManager.DISPLAY.authName" has changed from "MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1"
The mac68k port has an "unofficial" X server that is capable of 8 Bit
greyscale where the "official" one can only do b/w. I routinely replaced
the standard version after the upgrade and did not realize that the
replacement, of course, was built on 1.4 and does not use DES.
"It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)