xorg-server 1.7.6 without mouse and keyboard (solved)
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Nikos Chantziaras <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 07/13/2010 08:14 PM, Mark Knecht wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Tamer Higazi<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Hi Mark!
>>> you were entirely right, the problem were the input drivers.
>>> There three packages I remerged:
>>> and the problem was gone.
>> Glad it worked. Investigate modules-rebuild as it keeps track of these
>> things and does it for you pretty easily. Here's what's in my list:
>> c2stable ~ # module-rebuild list
>> ** Packages which I will emerge are:
>> * * * * =x11-base/xorg-drivers-1.7
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-input-evdev-2.3.2
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati-6.13.0
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-video-fbdev-0.4.2
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-input-keyboard-1.4.0
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-input-mouse-1.5.0
>> * * * * =x11-drivers/xf86-video-vmware-11.0.1
>> * * * * =media-libs/mesa-7.8.1
> All of the above are not kernel modules. Kernel updates don't affect them,
> only xorg-server updates do.
>> * * * * =app-emulation/vmware-modules-126.96.36.199
> Only this is affected by kernel updates.
No disagreement on that, but frankly it doesn't matter to me. It
works. Takes about 1 minute to rebuild these files. I don't care (as a
user type) why I have to do it. I do it and my machine works. It
covers kernel and xorg updates. That's OK with me.
Or maybe you're just pointing this out to the OP?
I suspect I might have failed with the same problem as the OP myself
this morning had I used not it. There was an xorg-driver update that
didn't update all the input devices in my make.conf file. (evdev
specifically) This command did. Maybe I didn't need to rebuild evdev
after an sorg-driver update but I suspect you'd agree it's safer if I
Sometimes the tools take care of things that are just oversights.
Matters not that I shouldn't have to do it. Matters more that the