On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 15:21, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> On Monday 05 April 2004 20:15, Simon Barner wrote:
> > do you have a firewall, and if so, are you sure it does not block that
> > connection?
> Nope, this is a test station within my LAN, there's no firewall on it.
> > The same goes for tcpwrappers, so check /etc/hosts.allow and
> > /etc/hosts.deny.
> I never touched those files, so I don't think there' re the problem.
> > I third thing that comes to my mind is /etc/hosts? Is it set up properly,
> > e.g.
> Yes, and there's also a DNS server on the LAN.
> > Does the problem go away, if you create a test user and try to log into
> > Gnome? If so, then some of your ~/.* configuration files/directories are
> > hosed, and you should be able to fix the problem by moving them away.
> No, the problem still occurs.
> > If all of the above fails, please provide more information, e.g. FreeBSD
> > version, list of installed packages (ls /var/db/pkg), the login manager
> > you use. An excerpt from the log you mentioned might also be useful.
> Well, I use FreeBSD-5.2.1-p1 and my login manager is gdm2.
> But even if I start gnome from console (using .xinitrc), I get the same 
> problem. Disabling esd in gnome control center make the problem disapear.
> I have no log whatsover except what I said about which 
> appeared when I set log_in_vain in rc.conf.
> I do have these in my sysctl.conf, do you think this could cause problem:
> security.bsd.see_other_uids=0
> net.inet.tcp.blackhole=2
> net.inet.udp.blackhole=1
> net.inet.tcp.sendspace=65535
> vfs.usermount=1
> kern.randompid=2

Yes, the blackholes have been known to cause problems with GNOME
startup.  First make sure you can do:

ping `hostname`

Then try disabling the blackholes, and see if that helps.


> Thanks.
> Antoine
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