Probs with FreeBSD 10- Beta/ RC and Xorg

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Dec 28 15:30:30 UTC 2013

On Sat, 28 Dec 2013, CeDeROM wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Lokadamus <lokadamus at> wrote:
>> Am 27.12.2013 23:14, schrieb Erich Dollansky:
>>> On Fri, 27 Dec 2013 19:18:46 +0100
>>> Lokadamus <lokadamus at> wrote:
>>>> So i made a new installation with Beta1, install xorg, put hald and
>>>> dbus in rc.conf and can't use
>>>> mouse or keyboard.
>>>> I see that hald isn't running.
>>>> Its missing __bsd_iconvs as a dependency from
> To use input with no hald put this into your /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
> Section "ServerFlags"
>        Option "AllowEmptyInput" "False"
> EndSection
> Note that this option is exclusive with hald and it will cause
> problems when both are present :-)

It will cause problems much of the time regardless.  Please stop using 
AllowEmptyInput.  To prevent xorg-server from using hal, the correct 
entry is
   Option "AutoAddDevices" "Off" explains in more 

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