xorg-7.4_2 error (was xorg 7.4 questions)
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Dec 30 22:57:33 UTC 2009
On Wed, 30 Dec 2009, doug at safeport.com wrote:
>>> I am also pretty sure my hardware just does not work with hal and dbus.
>> What keyboard and mouse do you have? Also, which version of FreeBSD are
>> you using?
> All these issues are with xorg 7.4_1. I have installed xorg-7.4_2 via pkg_add
> on a clean system and xdm-1.1.8_2. Nothing else is installed.
Well, yes, but I was asking about the FreeBSD version: 7.2, 8.0, etc.
Mainly the difference is for USB devices.
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> I added one line to the xorg.conf file generated by Xorg -configure:
> Option "AutoAddDevices" "false"
That prevents dbus/hal from being used by xorg, so it's not surprising
they don't work.
> A diff shows this file to be exactly what I was using with xorg-7.4_1 (which
> works albeit with a very slow startup). I have excerpted various [relevant]
> outputs to show my hardware. I needed I can either attach or include the
> entire files.
> startx works but locks the keyboard.
I may have asked before, but does ctrl-alt-f1 still work? Even if the
rest of the keyboard is not responding, that can tell you if X is alive.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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