Subject: Re: two X troubles
To: Michael W . Lucas <email@example.com>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/17/2003 00:56:34
> /dev/wsmouse0: Permission denied
chmod 666 /dev/wsmouse0
> I tried using xdm at boot, from rc.conf, but the console simply locked
> up. I thought that xdm might be on another virtual console, but it
> appears that the ctrl-alt-pseudofunctionkey part of wscons doesn't
> work with hpcarm.
Yes, we should add support for this. Current status is not very nice.
There are other must-have however. I'd rather work on sound or power
management if I had some spare time.
> Any suggestions on how to best run X as a regular user?
I use startx. No problem.
> When I get X/twm up and running as root, and get an xterm firing, I
> can't actually type anything. Most keys have no effect, but a few
> make the occasional backslash or other symbol appear.
Huh. That one is surprising. Does the 728 has a different keyboard
layout than the 720?