Tuesday, 10 February 2009 at 16:41:37 -0600, Matt said: > On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Peter Harrison > <peter.piggy...@virgin.net> wrote: > > So I've run the Xorg update. I've come across a number of problems (the > > biggest of which was needed to rebuilt xfce and losing all my settings). > > > > The one I'm having real difficulty with at the moment is using a UK > > keyboard layout. Previously I had this line in my xorg.conf under the > > "Keyboard" InputDevice section: > > > > Option "XkbLayout" "gb" > > > > This doesn't work any more, so I followed the advice in this post: > > > > http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=140908+0+archive/2009/freebsd-questions/20090208.freebsd-questions > > > > to put the relevant entry in /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/x11-input.fdi > > > > Still no joy. I get these lines in Xorg.0.log: > > > > (II) Loading /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/input//kbd_drv.so > > (II) Module kbd: vendor="X.Org Foundation" > > compiled for 1.5.3, module version = 1.3.2 > > Module class: X.Org XInput Driver > > ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.1 > > (**) AT Keyboard: always reports core events > > (**) Option "Protocol" "standard" > > (**) AT Keyboard: Protocol: standard > > (**) Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30" > > (**) Option "XkbRules" "xorg" > > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbRules: "xorg" > > (**) Option "XkbModel" "pc105" > > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbModel: "pc105" > > (**) Option "XkbLayout" "us" > > (**) AT Keyboard: XkbLayout: "us" > > > > I'm getting around it at the moment by getting xfce to run this at startup: > > > > setxkbmap gb > > > > But that's hardly an ideal solution. Can anyone suggest a better one? > > Have you tried adding the: > > Option "AutoAddDevices" "off" > Option "AutoEnableDevices" "off" > > settings in the ServerFlags section of xorg.conf? That should disable > the hal/dbus detections and use just the settings you have spelled out > in xorg.conf (which shouldn't be too much of an issue if you already > had a fully configured xorg.conf before the upgrade to 7.4). > > Matt
Thanks for this Matt, that was the answer - I hadn't figured how to get hal turned off for xorg. Thanks again, Peter Harrison. > > > TIA. > > > > > > Peter Harrison. > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"