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Re: Lenny: Mouse freezes after kde ends a session and kdm reappears on Intel G35 chipset


thanks for your quick reply. I applied this change to xorg.conf

Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/by-id/usb-Logitech_USB-PS.2_Optical_Mouse-event-mouse"
#       Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/event1"

But this does not change the situation, the problem still exists. The mouse in 
kdm still hangs after I exit the first session.

Is X restarted when kdm reappears after a user quits a session?

I think about opening a bug report. Does anybody have an idea if that is 
rather a kdm issue or a X server issue? 

I would like to verify if that problem also occurs on a fresh lenny install 
(without reinstalling the system). How would I completely regenerate an 


PS: I uploaded the new Xorg.0.log to 

Am Montag, 15. September 2008 schrieb Brice Goglin:
> Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a reproducable issue on with an Intel G35 chipset using the Intel
> > GMA X3500 running Debian lenny with the latest updates of today:
> >
> > rd@blackbox:~$ dpkg -s xserver-xorg-video-intel|grep Version
> > Version: 2:2.3.2-2+lenny2
> > rd@blackbox:~$ dpkg -s kdm|grep Version
> > Version: 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-5
> > rd@blackbox:~$
> >
> > Whenever I end a session and kdm reappears (which happens as far as I
> > understand without restarting X), the mouse freezes and is placed in the
> > middle of the screen. The keyboard ist still working within kdm and I can
> > switch to virtual consoles. Crtl-Alt-Backspace restarts the X-Server and
> > this fixes then the mouse issue.
> >
> > I checked Xorg.0.log on a virtual console, when the mouse hang. It
> > contains these lines towards the end:
> >
> > (WW) Configured Mouse: Grab failed (Bad address)
> > (WW) Configured Mouse: Release failed (Bad address)
> >
> > For reference, the full Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf are at
> >
> > http://bokomoko.de/~rd/X3500/
> >
> > Can anybody with confirm the problem? If yes, do yo have the same intel
> > Xorg driver and kdm?
> >
> > Can anybody advice if and if yes, against which package I should open a
> > bug report? What information should be included?
> The problem is probably
>     Option "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
> I don't think there's any guarantee that this file is always named the
> same.
> You may find some help in
> http://who-t.blogspot.com/2008/07/input-configuration-in-nutshell.html
> Brice

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