On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 13:05 +0200, Christopher Arnold wrote:
> Hi again,
> 
> some more input on this.
> 
> In Xorg.0.log i see:
> (II) config/hal: Adding input device USB Receiver
> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
> (II) config/hal: Adding input device AT Keyboard
> (EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (8)
> (The at part makes sense, i only have USB on this machine)
> 
> So i guess this is the problem and that a rebuild of gnome/X11 did not 
> help. It seems fairly close to the issues with hald/xorg.conf that we saw 
> the last time upgrading gnome.
> 
> What is actually the right config nowdays?
> 
> I have the following in xorg.conf:
> Section "ServerLayout"
>      Identifier     "Simple Layout"
>      Screen         "Screen 1" 0 0
>      InputDevice    "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
>      InputDevice    "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
>      Option         "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
>      Option         "AutoAddDevices" "off"
> EndSection

Using the above, you shouldn't need the lines below.  Your devices need
to be statically configured in xorg.conf.  If you are using hald, then
remove both the AllowEmptyInput and AutoAddDevices lines above.  I
currently use moused as well, since there still seems to be some
occasional issue with my mouse if I try and use native psm...

robert.

> And in /etc/rc.conf:
> bus_enable="YES"
> hald_enable="YES"
> 
> Or does anyone have any hints on why a keyboard (that i'm currently 
> writing on...) don't work in X11/Gnome?
> Any hints on debugging this?
> 
>       /Chris
> 
> On Thu, 14 May 2009, Christopher Arnold wrote:
> 
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > i'm currently debugging why my keyboard is not working in gnome, so i 
> > thought 
> > i might throw out a quick question here if someone else have run into this?
> >
> > Details:
> > Im running 7.1-STABLE.
> >
> > It's a logitech wireless keyboard and mouse (connected with USB) that have 
> > been woriking for a couple of years. (Actually i'm writing on it now, but 
> > in 
> > a vty) Suddenly in the middle of a session everything hung, so i rebooted.
> >
> > Now i managed to login (That is it works in gdm!) but when i open a xterm 
> > or 
> > any other program it does not work. (as in no keys work not even caps lock) 
> > The mouse works perfectly. And since the mouse works i can use the GUI to 
> > logout and back in gdm keyboard works again...
> >
> > My first thought was that i might have rebuilt some port affecting this, so 
> > currently i'm rebuilding X11 and gnome.
> >
> > Have anyone else run into this?
> > Any hints on what might be wrong?
> >
> >     /Chris
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