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Re: XFree86 3.3.3 a problem
You wrote (in your message from Wed 30)
> I installed the Xfree86 version 3.3.3 for OpenBSD and now I got this
> problem: sometimes my keybooard hangs. No inputs is alowed. I must have
> to shutdown de current session with XDM re-login and reboot the machine.
> I must have to reboot the machine, to avoid the machine halts while I'm
> It's serious!!! :O. I don't know if there's a patch.
Can you give details about your setup ? What is your video card ? your
/etc/XF86Config file ? your xdm setup ?
The most common cause for this problem is that the server could not
find a virtual terminal without a getty() process attached to it. The
getty and the X server will then fight for the keyboard access and
eventually lock up.
To avoid this, make sure that at least one of the virtual terminals
(ttyC0 - ttyC7) in /etc/ttys is marqued 'off', and that the
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/Xservers file uses this one as an argument to
For example, if you have ttyC4 as the first 'off' VT, the Xservers
file should contain:
:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X vt05
(the X server numbers the VTs from 1 to 8, whereas the devices are
numbered from 0 to 7).