[svlug] Help getting talk to work please
alvin at planet.fef.com
Tue Sep 29 21:42:40 PDT 1998
hi ya mike
> > This is because the console window is getting all the talk
> > requests. Simply type "mesg n" before you run X.
> Maybe my testing it flawed though. To test I log into another machine on
> the internet. I then try to talk to my home machine. In the shell window
> that I opened to get onto the other machine I do get a talk invitation.
if the two machines are in two different domains...you might have to
allow it to talk to the other domains.....
see /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny
please post the contents of these two files...
from both machines... and yeah...change the domain name if you like
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