On Wed, 30 Sep 1998 08:11:24 -0700, Phillip Soltan
>I was wondering if anyone else was trying to use "xdm" in the
>RedHat 5.1 linux. It has only worked when logging into the computer
>that is running "xdm" from its console. I can't get it to broadcast its
>availability as an "X Client" or get the chooser to see any other "X
>Clients". I'm using the default settings in the /etc/X11/xdm directory.
Edit the Xaccess file in /etc/X11/xdm - there should be a line with
just an asterisk, and a comment "any host can get a login window" - be
sure this is commented out.
There are some below - CHOOSER BROADCAST, etc. Be sure these all have
asterisks in column 1 and they're not commented out.
On your X server, either use XDCMP Broadcast or Direct query. You may
have to enter some config stuff for your host, but it should be fairly
Hope that helps.