[blfs-support] Xorg-7.7 Does not Detect Input Devices on 64-bit Build

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Sat Nov 2 01:09:48 PDT 2013

Le 02/11/2013 08:08, John Frankish a écrit :
> Ref: Beyond Linux From Scratch - Version 2013-11-01 Part VI. X + Window Managers
> I built Xorg-7.7 in the same way on the same machine in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
> The 32-bit version works without problems, but the 64-bit version does not seem to detect the keyboard/mouse. After issuing the "startx" command, the x-window desktop appears, but the mouse and keyboard are unresponsive and the only way out is to turn the power off.
> By symlinking the Xorg.0.log to permanent storage and/or using ssh from another machine, I managed to get the Xorg.0.log (it was identical in both cases), but it doesn't appear to give many clues (see below).
> Any troubleshooting pointers would be appreciated.
Do you have somthing like:
[    25.470] (II) LoadModule: "evdev"
in the log?
If not, It might be that you forgot to compile the evdev driver. (see Xorg
drivers page).


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