gdm vs hal

Franz Klammer klammer at
Sat Apr 5 08:20:46 UTC 2008

Joe Marcus Clarke schrieb:
> On Fri, 2008-04-04 at 14:59 -0500, Paul Dokas wrote:
>> Paul Dokas wrote:
>>> Given the recent changes to add mouse support to hald, and that /var/log/gdm/:0.log
>>> no longer has any mention of a mouse device, I suspect that it was the hald change
>>> that is biting me.
>> Here's a little more data.  I discovered that when gdm is hung, if I touch the
>> mouse pad it immediately springs to life and finishes starting up.  Moving
>> the USB mouse has no effect at all.
Had the same problem - but after after the last mouse related changes in 
hal and xorg but
installing x11-driver/synaptics it goes away.

> There is already a bug open on this.  In the meantime, you need to run
> moused, and configure X accordingly.
> Joe

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