xf86-input-keyboard not working

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue Mar 17 07:50:33 PDT 2015

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 02:21:39PM +0100, Ingo Brückl wrote:
> I've set up a LFS (Linux From Scratch) system with X Window - all the latest
> sources. To test X I'm using twm and xterm-316. Everything's working great
> with just one exception: the keyboard doesn't work at all. It does, of
> course, work with the linux console, and the mouse works both with the linux
> console and with X.
> I'm using xf86-input-keyboard-1.8.0 and xf86-input-mouse-1.9.1 for input (no
> evdev).
Is there a reason why you are not using evdev ?  In BLFS we have
(finally) dropped the old input and mouse drivers in our current
release :

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Sometimes she went to bed as early as 6 a.m.

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