Laggy X11 after updating to 8.0-RC1

Rohit Grover rgrover1 at
Tue Sep 29 21:23:04 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2009, Rohit Grover wrote:
>> I did a 'pkg_delete -a' to delete all packages, and then installed
>> fresh packages from the 8.0-RC1 DVD as necessary. I'm back to a useful
>> system and  X11 isn't lagging anymore.
>> I hope someone investigates why X11 didn't behave well right after
>> updating the kernel/world/some-packages.
> Please confirm the presence or absence of the AllowEmptyInput option in your
> xorg.conf.
> I tested yesterday and found that "AllowEmptyInput" "off" with dbus/hal
> running produced exactly the behavior you describe.
> A FreeBSD major version upgrade with mixed old a new libraries can certainly
> cause problems, but the specific "laggy X11" problem is more likely due to
> that option.

I did have  'AllowEmptyInput "off"' in my xorg.conf previously.

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