Pressing key changes resolution

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Jun 2 18:30:51 PDT 2003

On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, Joshua Oreman wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 01, 2003 at 08:41:53PM -0500 or thereabouts, Thomas Kernes seemed to write:
> > This is really odd, I hope someone can help me here:
> >
> > I just upgraded (using the ports) to Gnome 2.2.  Now when I press a key on
> > the keyboard, the display resolution changes, but no echo.  Did I mess up
> > the keyboard map or something?  I have had no luck finding a remedy.
> Search the archives - this was discussed just last week.
> (Basically, uninstall XFree86 and reinstall XFree86-libraries, then XFree86.)

Too severe!  As per Edward Wei's post on May 30, just make deinstall
XFree86-4-libraries and then make install on it again.  This cured the
problem for me.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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