Bug#353422: xserver-xorg: sometimes eyboard stops working after X starts
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 11:48:25AM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> 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.
I was using kdm 4:3.3.2-1. The problem seems to have disappeared
(4 days so far) after switching to gdm 22.214.171.124-2.
Shall I file a bug against kdm?