Xorg Input Hotplugging

Ben Gamari ben at mw0.ath.cx
Mon Oct 15 17:41:08 PDT 2007

I'll look in Xorg.0.log.old next time it segfaults on me, thanks!

- Ben

On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 00:10 +0300, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 04:50:54PM -0400, Ben Gamari wrote:
> > First, I have occasionally experienced Xorg seg faults when removing
> > input devices. Any suggestions as to how to collect debugging
> > information about these incidents as they are relatively sporadic
> > (constantly run X in gdb locally, run xorg in gdb over ssh, anyone know
> > where gdm puts its xorg coredumps?)?
> Hmm, interesting.  Xorg.0.log.old should contain a backtrace, but I
> don't think coredumps get generated.
> > Secondly, anyone have any ideas as to why key repeats (typematic) would
> > work with all of the arrow keys except the left? Thanks,
> At a guess, your desktop environment explicitly disabling it due to
> incorrect mappings (e.g. 'ooh, that's print screen, don't want that
> repeating').
> > P.S. Daniel, you were right about the desktop environment resetting the
> > keyboard model. Changing it in gnome keyboard preferences fixed the
> > problem for the most part (see above). Also, I think the xkbcomp error
> > might be caused by the libX11 version (the latest release) which doesn't
> > have commit 7c996f78914c77fe17e9f4feede980d895d9df51 which adds the new
> > keysyms. Might be time for a new push of libX11. Just a thought though.
> Ah, that too.  I have a fix for this for good, just need to sort it out.
> Cheers,
> Daniel

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