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Re: No response to XDMCP queries using modular xdm

On 5 Nov 2011, at 22:52, Brian Morley wrote:

> I've bee playing with this for a few days now and I seem to be getting 
> precisely nowhere with it.  xdm flatly refuses to respond to any queries it 
> is sent.  Tracing with Wireshark shows the queries are entering the system 
> but it does not appear to be doing anything with them.  Playing with xdm's 
> no-deamon and debug options does not reveal anything at all either - it is as 
> if the packets are somehow not reaching xdm at all.
> /usr/pkg/lib/X11/xdm/Xaccess reads:
> *               # Allow any machine
> LISTEN *        # Listen on all interfaces
> The xdm-config file has the following line commented out:
> !DisplayManager.requestPort:    0
> and explicitly setting it to 177 also does nothing.  Even on the local 
> machine an "Xnest -query localhost :1" displays an empty window, no login 
> prompt.

What's the output of "netstat -a -f inet" or if you have "lsof" installed the 
output of "lsof -p $(pgrep xdm)"?

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                 

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