Problems with 4.0

Roger McCalman roger at runcircle.co.uk
Fri Jul 28 01:10:00 BST 2000


I had this problem and solved it by adding

DisplayManager._0.authorize:    true
DisplayManager._0.authName:     MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1

to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/xdm-config

Cheers, Roger

On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 10:28:18PM +0100, Andrew Dennis wrote:
> Just finished installing 4.0 on a laptop and have two major problems
> 
> xdm just doesn't seem to work, every time i enter my user name & password i
> am returned straight away to the login screen, and this is using the
> configuration that worked alright with 3.2
> 
> far more serious is that the parallel port ZIP drive isn't recognised. I get
> the following messages during the boot sequence:
> vpo0:<Iomega VPIO Parallel to SCSI interface> on ppbus0
> vpo0:EPP 1.9 mode
> ... a bit later ...
> vpo0: VP0 error/timeout (5)
> vpo0: VP0 error/timeout (2)
> vpo0: VP0 error/timeout (5)
> vpo0: VP0 error/timeout (2)
> vpo0: VP0 error/timeout (5)
> 
> I have a feeling that i have missed something really obvious, anyone any
> ideas
> 
> regards
> andrew dennis
> 
> 
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