I just learned that xorg-server 1.5.3 comes with a known problem wrt
input driver handling.
If you updatd to 1.5.3 and found that your keyboard and/or mouse stopped
working, you either need to set AllowEmptyInput to false in your
xorg.conf, or switch to the xf86-input-evdev driver for your keyboard
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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