I figured out what the problem was. The /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess file was empty (all directives commented out). Duh. I used to know to check that immediately after an installation/upgrade. -- John D. Baker, KN5UKS NetBSD Darwin/MacOS X jdbaker(at)mylinuxisp(dot)com OpenBSD FreeBSD BSD -- It just sits there and _works_!