Mouse stopped working in X

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue May 22 08:44:49 UTC 2012

On Tue, 22 May 2012 10:17:16 +0200, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> There is a second way of doing this stunt.
> Start X
> When X is up and running press CTRL+ALT+F3 or any F* frpm F3 up to F8 
> then you get to the console
> Su to root in the console and type in
> /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dbus restart&&  /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald restart
> Then press ALT+F9 to get back to X

So if that is the _solution_, why not try to automate it?
Not tested, just a suggestion:

Make this the last-1 line in ~/.xinitrc (or ~/.xsession depending
on actual setup), before the "exec" call to the WM / DE, maybe
like this:

	[ -f ~/.xmodmaprc ] && xmodmap ~/.xmodmaprc
	xterm &
	xsetroot -solid rgb:3b/4c/7a
	xset b 100 1000 15 &
	xset r rate 250 30 &
	xset s off &
	xset -dpms &
 ->	sudo /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dbus restart && sudo /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald restart
	exec wmaker

It should "happen" when X is running, and it should be
"back to normal" when the WM or DE is launched (and
all background programs have fully started).

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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