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Re: [PLUG] xdm delays

also sprach gabriel rosenkoetter (on Wed, 31 Jan 2001 05:53:47PM -0500):
> Um, well, NIS/YP *always* uses portmap. That's how RPC services work.

thought so...

> ... but you don't want to be a YP client, and you should be able to
> tell xdm this somehow.
> What starts xdm? Something in rc? There should be a flag or variable
> set there that's causing this yp-client request behavior.

it's started from rc via the script /etc/init.d/xdm, which basically
calls /usr/bin/X11/xdm with absolutely no arguments. and i tried just
running xdm as root from the command line to no avail.

i furthermore can't find anything on NIS/yp/RPC in xdm(1),
xdm.options(5), grepping /etc/X11 returns nothing usable, and this and
that. basically i don't know why it thinks it has to look for an NIS
master at, which make as little sense as my mom talking

because the request goes to, i am actually tempted to
believe that this is something else but NIS/yp, still using portmap,
but not using the yp stuff. any thoughts?


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