problems with hal in freebsd 7.2 i386
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Sep 30 22:48:10 UTC 2009
On Wed, 30 Sep 2009, CmdLnKid wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:36 -0000, chrisa wrote:
>> (II) Cannot locate a core pointer device.
>> (II) Cannot locate a core keyboard device.
>> (II) The server relies on HAL to provide the list of input devices.
>> If no devices become available, reconfigure HAL or disable
These are normal messages. (II)nformation, not (EE)rror.
>> even though the mouse and keyboard both work now.
Just wanted to emphasize that.
>> To make sure that it was the most recent log file, I deleted all the
>> Xorg logs, restarted it, and read the most recent one. And it still
>> contains those lines with the working mouse and keyboard.
> Add the following to your X11 config and see what you come up with.
> Section "ServerFlags"
> option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
> option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
Why? Several months ago, these were used to work around bugs. Shortly
afterwards, the bugs were fixed. Now the use of those options is
causing problems more often than solving them.
The time to add those options is when xorg doesn't work without them.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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