serious (for me) Xorg 7.5 mouse/kbd problem in 8.1-STABLE
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Aug 25 14:03:13 UTC 2010
On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 09:29:21 -0400, William Bulley <web at umich.edu> wrote:
> Interestingly enough, I do have this line in my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Option "XkbOptions" "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"
> But that never has seemed to work. :-(
In case you're using HAL + DBUS, the setting now has to be coded
in XML in some arbitrary file at a decentral location buried deep
in the /usr/local subtree. According to the handbook
5.4.2 Configuring X11
this is /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/x11-input.fdi with
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.keyboard">
<merge key="input.x11_options.XkbOptions" type="string">terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp</merge>
as well as /etc/X11/xorg.conf will need to be added
Option "DontZap" "off"
And the handbook also suggests a reboot (?!) to make sure HAL will
pick up the new setting. Next time, you will have to reboot in order
to make a mouse pointer position change visible. :-)
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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