[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0 BETA2: xfce stops responding to mouse and keyboard

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Sep 20 11:29:27 PDT 2011

On 09/20/11 14:25, Jeff Penn wrote:
> I'm experiencing an intermittent problem with xfce.  When the problem
> occurs the mouse pointer changes to a hand without being triggered by
> any input from either the keyboard or mouse.
> After this I am able to move the mouse, but clicks have no effect.  I'm
> still able to use the keyboard to enter CTRL-ALT-F1 and open a console. 
> Killing X windows enables me to log back into xfce, with no apparent
> side effects.
> It normlly takes an hour or more for the problem to appear.  I don't
> believe it's related to an application error, the only application I
> always have open when the problem occurs is Terminal.  The issue
> has not triggered when Terminal is active, so I've unable to test
> keyboard input.
> Jeff
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Interesting, can you give us the output of:

# dmesg
# tail /var/log/Xorg.0.log

Anything interesting in those?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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