On 07/07/06, Mike Bartman wrote:
> > From: Dan Williams [mailto:williams.dan@gmail.com]
> >
> > On 04/07/06, Dan Williams wrote:

>
> > > I can connect with X -query, but if even though it shows up in the
> > > chooser list it will not connect.
> > > I get an error in the log of :
> > >
> > > Cannot convert Internet address 192.168.0.71 to host name (ERROR)
> > >
> > > The machine is registered in hosts.local and is pingable.

>
> I'm not any sort of expert with XDMCP, but it sounds like the reverse
> lookup isn't working. Ping is going to want to go from host name to
> address, but your error message seems to be indicating that it wants to
> go from address to hostname, and that that isn't working. Does NSLOOKUP
> have any problems with a reverse lookup?
>
> -- Mike Bartman
>

Yes because I don't have a local dns server, just hostfiles on the
various machines. This doesn't affect other machines on the network
(Netbsd, Irix, Solaris) whose xdmcp works as expected.

Dan