xf86-input-keyboard not working

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Mar 17 17:31:16 PDT 2015


On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:34:17AM +0100, Ingo Br├╝ckl wrote:
> Peter Hutterer wrote on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:48:07 +1000:
> 
> > the keyboard driver should still work on linux, we just don't really pay
> > attention to it anymore (or test it, or ship it). evdev has replaced it
> > well and truly and we've put some special hooks into the server to make
> > sure that you don't get duplicate events when evdev is being used. Thus,
> > there are some cases where the keyboard driver is disabled in the server,
> > if you post the full log we may see that this is the case.
> 
> Please see http://pastebin.com/jTWYvRMb.

please don't post pastebin link, they're useless for archives which means
people with the same problem in the future can't figure out what was wrong.
anyway, from the pastebin:

[  6413.616]
X.Org X Server 1.17.1
Release Date: 2015-02-10
[  6413.617] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[  6413.618] Build Operating System: Linux 3.18.9 i686
[  6413.618] Current Operating System: Linux point 3.18.9 #1 SMP Sun Mar 8 11:57:06 CET 2015 i686
[  6413.618] Kernel command line: auto BOOT_IMAGE=linux ro root=801 quiet video=720x400 at 70 rootfstype=ext4 vt.default_utf8=0 consoleblank=2700
[  6413.620] Build Date: 15 March 2015  03:45:13PM
[  6413.620]  
[  6413.621] Current version of pixman: 0.32.6
[  6413.622]    Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
[  6413.622] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[  6413.624] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Tue Mar 17 14:17:23 2015
[  6413.624] (==) Using config file: "/etc/xorg.conf"
[  6413.625] (==) ServerLayout "Main Layout"
[  6413.625] (**) |-->Screen "PC-Screen" (0)
[  6413.625] (**) |   |-->Monitor "Philips 150S4FG"
[  6413.625] (**) |   |-->Device "VGA"
[  6413.625] (**) |-->Input Device "IBM 1403"
[  6413.625] (**) |-->Input Device "Logitech M100"
[  6413.625] (**) Option "DontZap" "false"
[  6413.625] (**) Option "BlankTime" "45"
[  6413.625] (**) Option "StandbyTime" "50"
[  6413.625] (**) Option "SuspendTime" "55"
[  6413.625] (**) Option "OffTime" "60"
[  6413.625] (==) Not automatically adding devices
[  6413.625] (==) Not automatically enabling devices

I suspect this is the issue here. you're not enabling the device which means
it's present but won't send events. 

Cheers,
  Peter



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