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Re: X.org issues with keyboard and xdm
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: X.org issues with keyboard and xdm
- From: Matthieu Herrb <matthieu_(_dot_)_herrb_(_at_)_laas_(_dot_)_fr>
- Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 20:45:28 +0100
steven mestdagh wrote:
I'm using -current src and a XF4 snapshot from 2 days ago on an i386.
Problems arise with the keyboard, I thought it's not using the correct map
because I cannot switch back to the virtual consoles using CTRL+ALT+F1...F6
(something like [11^ just appears in my xterm), but apart from this,
strangely the keyboard layout seems just fine.
I tried switching to a different keymap but setxkbmap coredumps:
$ setxkbmap be
Couldn't interpret _XKB_RULES_NAMES property
Use defaults: rules - 'xorg' model - 'pc101' layout - 'us'
setxkbmap in free(): error: junk pointer, too high to make sense
Abort (core dumped)
Did you install xetc36.tgz ?
The XKB configuration files have changed, so you need to install at
least /etc/X11/xkb from the new snapshot.
This looks like you have enabled a getty process on the VT used by X (as
defined in /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers
Another problem occurs with xdm. If I login as root and start xdm, it
works. However, if I start it from the rc script, as it should, I don't
get any keyboard response (mouse does respond), can't login and have to
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