Adam K Kirchhoff
adamk at voicenet.com
Thu Jul 30 14:40:03 PDT 2009
On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 17:09 -0400, PJ wrote:
> PJ wrote:
> > Running Xorg 7.4 on FreeBSD 7.2
> > Since upgrading, the mouse pointer appears in the center of the screen
> > but is unresuscitable. I have searched the web, tried all the solutions,
> > hints & sugestions on the web with absolutely 0 results - things are
> > only getting worse... I was able to close xorg by hitting PrtScr/SysRq
> > and then ctl-c... but now I have to reboot and that is not cool.
> > I have tried with hal & without, with AllowEmptyInput off; no results.
> > What is fbdevhw - and why is it in my way? the web didn't help on this,
> > at least on this computer( microstar 875P neo - Pentium 4 3ghz, 2gb memory)
> > I just finished, some 4 days ago) the installation of FreeBSD7.2 on an
> > amd64 on an Acer Travelmate 4400 with turion 1.6ghz) Everything works
> > (surprised me !)- flashplayer9, acroread, xorg, the mouse ! ; now what
> > is going on on this i386 machine?
> > As a matter of fact, when starting X with startx, the configuration is
> > the default builtin; if starting with X -config /root/xorg.conf.new it
> > just gives me a dead mouse and I have never (on this upgrade) been able
> > to back out with ctl-alt-bksp...
> > Do I really have to trash this FreeBSD thing? They seem to be tripping
> > all over each other (I don't know if it's the programs or the
> > programmers/manual writers).
> > TIA
> > PJ
> Sorr, forgot to mention it, but my mouse is on psm0 but xorg refuses
> that and goes only for sysmouse... it xorg blind or what... that's from
> dmesg & dmesg.boot
Do you have both hald and dbus enabled and running? What does
your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file say?
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