Bug#353422: xserver-xorg: sometimes eyboard stops working after X starts
On Sat, 2006-02-18 at 14:48 +0530, Joshua Pritikin wrote:
> Initially, we thought it was a kernel bug but the keyboard works
> during the system startup. If I type stuff then it appears on
> console interleaved with the boot messages. However, the
> keyboard stops working as soon as X starts, sometimes. Sometimes
> means like 1 in 4 times the keyboard works and 3 in 4 times it
> doesn't work. Any idea how to track this down?
If you're using a display manager, this is usually due to a race
condition which causes the X server and display manager not to use the
same VT. Display managers usually work around this by passing vtX
explicitly on the X server command line.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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