Mouse and keyboard don't work in Xorg 7.4

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Mon Oct 19 19:30:30 UTC 2009

Andrey Zhidenkov wrote:
> I've installed FreeBSD 7.2 with Xorg 7.4 server, but mouse (usb)
> and keyboard don't work. when I start X server the only way to exit
> is Ctrl-Alt-F* and kill the process.
> I've find out that Xorg now uses hal and dbus to configure mouse and
> maybe this is a problem.

It will probably work fine if you add the following two lines into
/etc/rc.conf and reboot:


Have  a look at the updated Handbook section that describes this
procedure in more detail:

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