GDM ignoring keyboard input (mostly)
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sat Apr 26 11:24:19 PDT 2003
On Sat, 26 Apr 2003, Mark Dixon wrote:
> Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> >On Sat, 2003-04-26 at 04:46, Mark Dixon wrote:
> >>My 5.0-CURRENT system is having difficulties. When it boots up, it
> >>starts GDM automatically, but most of the time, GDM (X/ gnome?)
> >>completely forgets about the keyboard. This means that its impossible to
> >>enter a username, or move to a termial (Ctrl-Alt-x). The only key
> >>combination that does work is ctrl-alt-del (I'm on i386, btw). I rebuilt
> >>current a few days ago, but thet didn't seem to make any difference, and
> >>all my X / Gnome2 related ports have been portupgraded.
> >>The keyboard _is_ working, as booting up in single user mode, or not
> >>starting gdm works fine. On the odd occasiom, gdm does work as well.
> >>There doesn't seem to be much logic to it.
> >>Has anyone seen anything like this? Anyone know whats going wrong?
> >How are you starting GDM?
> Its installed via the port and starts from /usr/X11R6/etc/rc.d/gdm.sh
> which is basically gdm.sh.sample renamed.
Then I have not seen this problem on my -CURRENT machine or on my -STABLE
machines (3 of them). What type of keyboard is it? How do you have it
configured in XF86Config? Have you tried copying
/usr/X11R6/etc/gdm/factory-gdm.conf to /usr/X11R6/etc/gdm.conf, and see
if that helps?
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