Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:56:12 +0100 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: sabotage@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: xorg no mouse or keyboard Henrique Lengler wrote: > On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 01:29:33AM -0600, will cunningham wrote: >> So I'd like to both get this working but also understand how I take control >> of which X(xorg,Xfbdev,with vbox, with qemu) happens. Poking at xinitrc on a modern desktop system you usually want xorg. the Xfbdev option usually only makes sense for ARM devices or emulators. >> isn't getting it done, so I must be missing something really obvious. >> >> Thanks, >> >> Will > > I don`t really know how it work, but these are the steps I did to make it work: > In xorg there is two ways of having input devices like keyboard and mouse, via > evdev, that will auto detect the devices but it need udev, or by mannualy setting > them. right, you would need to install xf86-input-evdev which pulls in eudev. as soon as eudev is installed, the rc.boot script automatically makes use of it. > > So install xf86-input-mouse and xf86-input-keyboard and xf86-input-synaptics if > you use touchpad. > Clone this repo, https://github.com/slashbeast/mdev-like-a-boss > wich have some skel_files that help you and a lot of information > Copy the mdev.conf to /etc/mdev.conf (I don`t know if this file is different from > the default one, butit works) > Now you need to create the conf files in xorg.conf.d, copy the xorg.conf.d/ files > of the repo to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, you can delete 20-touchpad.conf if you don`t > use it. > It probably will work now, you also can customize the files if you want. cool. figuring this stuff out is actually on the TODO list ( https://github.com/sabotage-linux/sabotage/issues/83 ). it would be nice if you could come up with a patch (xorg files, changes for mdev.conf) for usage in sabotage that works out-of-the-box. > > Regards,
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