Need help: Lost keyboard after xorg upgrade

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Wed Aug 11 17:49:32 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 04:50:24PM +0200, Michael wrote:
> Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > At this point, I'm running out of ideas though. if you see the events
> > leaving the kernel evdev should just work, especially given that if this
> > was a common bug _a lot_ of people would be affected.
> > I don't have any other ideas than attaching gdb to the server and seeing
> > where the events disappear. EvdevReadInput() is the first function to be
> > called, from then on it's tracing it through the driver and server to see
> > where they disappear.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> >   Peter
> Thank you so much for your help. At least my system is running now, even if 
> it is without evdev. And that is the most important part for me.
> I'm afraid running a GDB on the xserver is somewhat above my expertise. But 
> maybe I go and file a bug on the bug tracker, so that a developer can have a 
> look at it.

unfortunately, there's a high chance that that developer would be me...

to debug this I'd need to reproduce it and right now you're likely the only
one to see this, otherwise my inbox would be filling up with this bug. so I
don't think this can be debugged without your help.

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