Subject: Re: /etc/rc and X (xfs related ....)
To: None <>
From: Reiner Buehl <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/17/1998 13:28:34

Reini (Reinhold Huber) wrote:
> - With starting X:
>   There is not sufficient info in /usr/X11R6/bin/README.pmax to get the
>   X server talking to xfs when being started from xdm. Even the path to
>   the Xservers file is in the old style. Shall I write a new one?

That would be great!

> - The X server cannot talk to xfs and hangs. I solved this by inserting
>   a sleep 5 between starting xfs and xdm directly in /etc/rc. This now
>   seems to work.
>   i don't know if this is wheather-proof, and it surely doesn't solve
>   the real problem.

I had the same problem but solved it by tickling the xfs with an
( echo "0 0" | telnet localhost 7100 ) >/dev/null 2>&1 &


MfG Reiner.

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