Gnome upgrade killed mouse
pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Jul 12 14:27:49 GMT 2005
--On Tuesday, July 12, 2005 09:03:04 -0400 Lowell Gilbert
<freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> Paul Schmehl <pauls at utdallas.edu> writes:
>> I ran the gnome_upgrade.sh script and now my mouse doesn't. Even if I
>> run Xorg -configure and start X with the generated xorg.conf.new file,
>> the mouse doesn't work.
>> I can see the mouse being detected in the dmesg.boot, so it appears to
>> be a problem with Xorg rather than device detection. Any suggestions
>> would be welcomed, since my desktop is essentially useless at this
>> point. (I'm sending this from my Winbloze laptop.)
>> One other question. After running the gnome_upgrade.sh script, when I
>> run portupgrade there are updates to gnome and lots of gstreamer
>> plugin stuff. Is it safe to run those through portupgrade? Or do I
>> need to run the gnome_upgrade.sh script again?
> Are you running moused?
I am now. I was not before. The strange thing is, the mouse worked
perfectly without moused before the upgrade. Now it works perfectly as
well, but only if I am running moused.
> If so, does the mouse work on the console?
It does now. I did not before I ran moused.
> Does the mouse work in a simpler X environment, like twm?
No, it didn't. It does now. Something obviously changed. Or maybe I was
just "lucky" before. :-)
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
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