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Date:      Thu, 05 Feb 2009 08:34:44 +0100
From:      Rainer Hurling <rhurlin@gwdg.de>
To:        Antonio Rieser <tonyrieser@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Graphics tablet / Xorg / mouse problems
Message-ID:  <498A9694.60002@gwdg.de>
In-Reply-To: <58a2fd890902032023s24a58a3m51b1769a94ffb327@mail.gmail.com>
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I think it should be sufficient to set hald_enable=FALSE in etc/rc.conf 
to deactivate hald instead of chmod usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald.

Rainer


Am 04.02.2009 05:23 (UTC+1) schrieb Antonio Rieser:
> Hi,
> 
> Thanks a million for your help.  Many thanks to Bartosz, too!  Just to
> be sure I understood how to deactivate hald, I ran (as root) the
> command
> 
> chmod -x /usr/local/etc/rc.d/hald
> 
> which should prevent it from running in the future, then, for this session
> 
> pkill hald
> 
> That should do it, right?
> 
> Also, I reported earlier that everything seems to be normal if I boot
> with the tablet plugged in, but that's not always true.  I now think
> that if I log in and out enough I get the same error messages.
> 
> I have enclosed my Device Section of /etc/X11/Xorg.conf below.
> 
> All the best,
> 
>   Tony
> 
> ---------------------------------
> 
> Section "Device"
>         ### Available Driver options are:-
>         ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
>         ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
>         ### [arg]: arg optional
>         #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "ColorKey"           	# <i>
>         #Option     "CacheLines"         	# <i>
>         #Option     "Dac6Bit"            	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "DRI"                	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "NoDDC"              	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "ShowCache"          	# [<bool>]
>         #Option     "XvMCSurfaces"       	# <i>
>         #Option     "PageFlip"           	# [<bool>]
> 	Identifier  "Card0"
> 	Driver      "intel"
> 	VendorName  "Intel Corporation"
> 	BoardName   "82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device"
> 	BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"
> 	Option      "Accel" "On"
> EndSection
> 
> 
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze@bsdforen.de> wrote:
>> Antonio Rieser wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I recently installed FreeBSD 7.1 on an ACER Aspire
>>> 1680 laptop. I'm running KDE 3.5 and the most recent Xorg port with a
>>> Wacom Bamboo tablet and the wacom driver from the ports collection.  I
>>> have the following problems with the tablet and mouse: ...
>> Just to keep you up to date, Bartosz is on it. Of course, I cannot give
>> you a schedule. With the involvement of hald things seem to get much
>> more complicated. It might be a temporary solution to deactivate
>> hald support.
>>
>> Regards
>>



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