Subject: X.Org, xdm & non-working keyboard
To: None <>
From: Ossi Herrala <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/2006 22:55:42
If I start xdm on boot, X starts well and offers me a login window but
keyboard doesn't work or it stops working in few seconds.

If xdm don't start from boot and I start it from command line it works

I found this line from my /var/lib/X.Org.0.log:

(EE) KbdOn: tcsetattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device

which led me to discussion on OpenBSD mailing list archives:

I think my system is having a same problem, but I couldn't get xdm to
be delayed on boot.

Could anyone offer a hand here?

My system:

NetBSD 3.99.15 (TXPO-XEN0) #0: Tue Jan 31 22:24:03 EET 2006

xorg-server-6.9.0nb3 X server and related programs

X Window System Version
Release Date: 21 December 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.9
Build Operating System: NetBSD/i386 3.99.15 [ELF] The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.

The same problem is with Xen dom0 kernel or normal kernel.

Ossi Herrala, OH8HUB
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