Xorg 7.4 freezes when not moving the mouse

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jan 25 13:22:21 PST 2009

On Sun, 2009-01-25 at 22:05 +0100, Lucius Windschuh wrote:
> 2009/1/24 Robert Noland <rnoland at freebsd.org>:
> > On Sat, 2009-01-24 at 20:29 +0100, Lucius Windschuh wrote:
> >> And I didn't test Xorg 7.4 on a FreeBSD 7.x, only on -CURRENT. :-/
> >> But the issue itself remains the same: X shouldn't clear O_NONBLOCK...
> >
> > So, I was trying to look at this... That code in the xserver hasn't
> > changed in forever.  I'm trying to find someone who can explain to me
> > why it does that.  One thing that I find curious is that in the xorg log
> > that you showed, the mouse seems to report a lot of serial options.  I
> > don't see that in my setup.
> Thanks for trying to reproduce this.
> > Right now, I'm running with AllowEmptyInput on, so kbd/mouse driver
> > configs are ignored.  I'm disabling moused on psm (glidepoint touchpad)
> > and configuring it with the "synaptics" driver (which AllowEmptyInput
> > won't ignore).  usb mice are added via hal, currently via sysmouse.
> I changed my configuration to use xf86-input-synaptics and sysmouse
> for USB, because I was too lazy to search for enough documentation on
> setting the keyboard options (layout, variant) via hald. It works nice
> (patched). :-)

I still need to figure out what the particular configuration to trigger
this issue is...


> Lucius
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