serious (for me) Xorg 7.5 mouse/kbd problem in 8.1-STABLE

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Aug 25 13:49:23 UTC 2010

On Wed, 25 Aug 2010, William Bulley wrote:

> After building Xorg, as root, I ran the "Xorg -configure" command to
> generate my file.  Since a working /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> file was still around after the upgrade from 8.0-STABLE/Xorg 7.3, I
> felt no need to change anything in that file (later file comparisons
> confirmed that nothing had changed).
> My only relevant additions to /etc/X11/xorg.conf are these:
>   Section "ServerFlags"
>        Option  "AutoAddDevices" "off"
>        Option  "DontZap" "false"
>   EndSection
> In my /etc/rc.conf file I have dbus and hald enabled, and that has
> not changed since the beginning of 2010 after the confusion abated.

If you are running hald, why not use it?  And the DontZap default is 
back to where it used to be (off), so you could remove or comment that 
entire ServerFlags section.

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