Subject: Re: Random Keyboard Hangs in -current on a Dell 5ke
To: Kevin Sindhu <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/09/2001 18:18:26
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 09:57:26AM -0700, Kevin Sindhu wrote:
> Hi,
> <Standard Plea>
> I have given up, and you guyz are the last hope...
> </End Standrad Plea>
> I am running -current on a Dell 5ke, with kde2 installed. While I am
> using it, it randomly decides to completely lock up *any* keyboard
> input, and at that point, I have no choice but to reboot. I still have
> the mouse working, but keyboard is completely dead...
> Another  bizarre thing I have noticed is, that if you run any daemons
> "AFTER" kdm/gdm, you lose all keyboard input at that point. This
> happened, after I added the vnware startup-scripts to /etc/rc.d .
> However, if I start them (vmware scripts) later it works.
> I have racked my head for long time, and I given up....anyone,
> someone, please help!

please make sure you don't have any getty running on the VT xfree is using.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.