Problems with xorg

Fredrik Rinnestam fredrik at
Mon Feb 28 14:20:59 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:42:35AM +0100, brice wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a french student (network and telecommunications), and a linux
> addict.
> I come from a archlinux, but it was not enough optimised for my
> compurter.
> I just installed a crux on my compaq mini 311c on the last week end.
> Everything was ok, until I had to launch openbox.
> I installed :
> - xorg
> - openbox
> - NVidia driver
> - hald and dbus
> When I types startx, openbox is lauched, but I can't use keyboard or
> mouse.
> I tried to change the keyboards and mouse drivers in xorg.conf.
> Drivers where "kbd" and "mouse", but it don't work better with
> "udev" drivers.
> Could somebody show me a xorg.conf which works?
> --
> Brice Lopez

The "correct" way of handling this is to build a kernel with INPUT_EVDEV
enabled and ofcourse make sure xorg-xf86-input-evdev is installed.

btw, hald is no longer used by xorg-server to configure devices.


/Fredrik Rinnestam

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