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Re: xdm takes ages to start after X upgrade SOLVEDish

On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Martin Albert wrote:

> On Friday 16 February 2001 13:28, David Purton wrote:
> > I'v solved this prob by changing this line in xdm-config from true to
> > false:
> >
> > ! All displays should use authorization.
> > ! X terminals may not be configured that way, so they will require
> > ! individualized resource settings.
> > DisplayManager*authorize:       false
> >
> >
> > but it suggests it should be true - why? and if this is important can
> > I set it up so there isn't the delay starting?
> Well, after that i recently started to find garbled fileentries in / 
> containing MIT-COOKIES i'ld think this might make a point.

ooo , you mean like a file called "pf,@@????" ?

what is a MIT_COOKIE?

I also got these files in /etc/X11 and /etc/X11/xdm, but that was before
I changed the above authorization line.

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David Purton


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