Subject: Re: Amnesiac won't permit :0.0 client access
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 03/22/2006 19:27:50
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On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 04:07:27AM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> I often find my laptop is booting as Amnesiac. -if you are mobile,
> your DHCP server either doesn't rendesvous in time, or you have to set
> SSID, or even its being overridden.
> When this happens, if I don't set a local hostname via the
> /bin/hostname command, X11 gets started, but no clients can start.
> -This is a PITA, and means dropping back to an alternate console,
> logging in, sudo hostname <anything> dropping back to X11 etc.
> Is there some setting which preserves enough information to make
> localhost:0.0 legal so laptops can be functional even if partially
> incorrectly bound to local net?

like, not asking for hostname over DHCP?


supersede host-name "your-real-hostname";


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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