HAL <-> Xorg troubles

michael lang kingoipo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 15:41:56 PDT 2009


2009/4/3 Guillaume Chevallereau <gchevallereau at free.fr>

> You are certainly missing this patch for hal :
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/hal/2008-August/012178.html
>
> Le vendredi 03 avril 2009 à 19:49 +0200, michael lang a écrit :
> > Hey,
> >
> > I've run into a problem with HAL and Xorg. I've built Xorg with HAL
> > support, and it expects that HAL has a mouse listed with `hal-device`.
> > But it doesn't, which means that with the default
> > configuration(AllowEmptyInput on) I don't have any mouse and keyboard.
> > If I override that option to off, my mouse works fine, but my keyboard
> > does not entirely, I can type normally, but my arrow keys are linked
> > to enter and home/end/page down/page up don't work at all.
> >
> > I tried this blog article to get it running, but sadly, no game:
> > http://who-t.blogspot.com/2008/07/input-configuration-in-nutshell.html
> >
> > Also, a thing worth mentioning, I'm using Xorg Xserver 1.6.99 and HAL
> > 0.5.11(with ConsoleKit and PolicyKit)
> >
> > Does anyone have any experience with this?
> >
> >  Michael de Lang
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Thanks for the patch, I applied it and re-compiled HAL-0.5.11, but now this
is what happens if I start hald: http://pastebin.com/m8e2bace

 Michael de Lang
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