xdm freezes - 7.2-RELEASE installed

Frederique Rijsdijk frederique at isafeelin.org
Tue May 5 19:43:03 UTC 2009


Daniel Underwood wrote:

> Just installed 7.2-RELEASE.  After changing my /etc/ttys to default to
> xdm and rebooting, my machine opens xdm, but I cannot type or press
> enter.  My keyboard isn't totally unresponsive, however, because I can
> Ctrl+Alt+F# to another virtual terminal.

Try adding:

	Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"

.. to the "ServerLayout" section of your xorg.conf, see if that helps.

See man xorg.conf too.

-- Frederique

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