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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:48:27 +0100
From:      Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze@bsdforen.de>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>, mpd <mpd@jesters-court.net>
Subject:   Re: upgraded to 8, no mouse is broken
Message-ID:  <4B224DAB.7080700@bsdforen.de>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.0912102130360.8253@wonkity.com>
References:  <20091211025508.GA4357@jesters-court.net>	<4ad871310912101919j6876f01cp3bd24629ca089fc5@mail.gmail.com> <alpine.BSF.2.00.0912102130360.8253@wonkity.com>

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Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Glen Barber wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 9:55 PM, mpd <mpd@jesters-court.net> wrote:
>>> I just updated my system from 7.2 to 8.0 STABLE. What do I need to do to
>>> make my mouse work in X again? This system has an unbroken chain of
>>> fbsd since 2.2.6, but I'm about to drop it due to this. This is
>>> horrible.
>>>
>>
>> Since you have given no information on what the symptoms are, nor on
>> what you have tried, I'll take a long-shot here:
>>
>> Have a look ate the 20090124/20090123 entries of /usr/ports/UPDATING
> 
> That information was current a year ago, but is outdated now.  Please
> see the Handbook section on X11 configuration instead:
> 
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html
> 
> More specifically, AllowEmptyInput is a source of problems:
> 
> http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2009-December/003807.html

That is, if you think HAL can be fixed. A deluded assumption in my
opinion. HAL is broken by design and should not be activated.

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