Subject: Re: xdm doesn't work
To: Frederic Gonieaux <>
From: Paulo Aukar <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/12/2005 07:55:08
Hi Frederic,
 Following your suggestion, xdm worked fine.

On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 03:55:04 +0100
Frederic Gonieaux <> wrote:

> Paulo Aukar wrote:
> > Hi friends,
> >  I have installed xorg form pkgsrc at a i386 NetBSD-1.6.2-STABLE. Paths were updated at cshrc and profile. Paths at /etc/rc.d/xdm were changed. xdm=YES was set at rc.conf, but xdm doesn't work. Even when I run it at the shell prompt. Could be any settings I've forget to do?
> >  Thanks for any hint.
> >  Paulo 
> >  
> I use xdm with xorg and i experienced something similar.
> By default, /usr/pkg/etc/xorg/xdm/Xservers is empty.
> I had to add the following line to this file to make it working:
> :0 local /usr/pkg/xorg/bin/X vt05 -nolisten tcp
> (from the xdm config shipped with xfree86)
> Maybe that should be configured by default.