Xorg strange behavior
swhetzel at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 15:56:38 PST 2009
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Jung-uk Kim <jkim at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 05 February 2009 05:48 pm, Scot Hetzel wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Jung-uk Kim <jkim at freebsd.org>
>> >> > How do you start xdm normally? Is hald running? Can you show
>> >> > me '/usr/local/bin/hal-device' output when xdm is running?
>> >> Normally, I login as root and then start either xdm or kdm.
>> >> Hald and dbus are both running.
>> > 31: udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/psm_0'
>> > info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/ignored-device'
>> > (string) input.device = '/dev/psm0' (string)
>> > info.subsystem = 'platform' (string)
>> > info.product = 'Ignored Device' (string)
>> > info.ignore = true (bool)
>> > freebsd.driver = 'psm' (string)
>> > freebsd.unit = 0 (0x0) (int)
>> > info.parent = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/atkbdc_0' (string)
>> > platform.id = 'psm.0' (string)
>> > freebsd.device_file = '/dev/psm0' (string)
>> > It is being ignored. By any chance, do you have any custom
>> > policy file?
>> Not that I am aware of. I grep'd for both psm and ignore in the
>> files located under /usr/local/etc/hal and /usr/local/etc/dbus-1,
>> which didn't turn up any files with these settings.
> Did you try /usr/local/share/hal? ;-)
I found a file in there that was disabling hal's ability to manage the
psm0 device, after removing the file, rebooting the system, and
starting xdm the mouse is now working.
Thanks for the assistance.
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