[ILUG] Re: KDE logout kills gdm's XDMCP service in dapper
jm at jmason.org
Fri Nov 24 16:53:32 GMT 2006
Andres Jimenez writes:
> Just a short note about this issue.
> The problem is not fixed yet. I keep googling for a hint and the worst
> thing you can imagine is happening: using "kde logout stops XDMCP" as
> keywords my previous email to ILUG is listed at the top of a Google
> query  .
> So I guess I should consider forgeting the issue and reinstall a fresh
> copy of breezy in that server. Any other idea not involving going back
> to the previous setup?
Use The Source, Luke -- get debugging, yourself!
log in from another host using ssh, and run something like "strace -fp
`pidof gdm` -o OUT". then reproduce the bug, CTRL-C the strace, and comb
through the "OUT" logfile looking for the moment when gdm stops calling
>  http://www.google.com/search?hl=es&client=firefox&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aunofficial&q=kde+logout+stops+XDMCP&btnG=B%C3%BAsqueda&lr=
> 2006/11/22, Andres Jimenez <gandresin at gmail.com>:
> > Hello all,
> > We are having an extrange problem here:
> > I have done a fresh install of dapper on a computer and configured gdm.
> > The relevant part of gdm.conf-custom is;
> > [xdmcp]
> > Enable=true
> > MaxSessions=40
> > HonorIndirect=true
> > PingIntervalSeconds=100
> > [debug]
> > Enable=true
> > Only one of our users is using kde (our default is gnome).When he logs
> > out in the evening, gdm (that still runs) stop listening in the 177
> > port. Nothing relevant in the logs.
> > We had been using the same machine with the same settings on breezy
> > before and it worked just fine. Actually, I did an apt-get
> > dist-upgrade to dapper and the problems started, so I did a fresh
> > install of dapper, but the problem is still here.
> > We are using both main desktop packages ubuntu-desktop and kubuntu
> > -desktop . Do you know of any incompatibility in those packages?
> > Any hint about where this problem's source is?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > --
> > Andres Jimenez
> Andres Jimenez
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