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[Bug 659793] Re: xserver-xephyr: Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev
Ubuntu 14.04 and this Bug is still active.
Simply adding the Patch above and recompiling via dpkg-buildpackage works, no need to manually running configure.
** Patch added: "enabling evdev in xserver-xephyr"
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xserver-xephyr: Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev
Status in xorg-server package in Ubuntu:
Status in xorg-server package in Debian:
Binary package hint: xserver-xephyr
When starting Xephyr with the following command line:
Xephyr :5 -ac -screen 1280x1024 -mouse evdev,,device=/dev/input/by-id
/usb-04d9_0499-event-mouse -keybd evdev,,device=/dev/input/by-id/usb-
The following messages are printed on the console:
[dix] Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic, removing from list!
Kbd option key (compose:caps) of value ((null)) not assigned!
Couldn't find pointer driver evdev
Couldn't find keyboard driver evdev
The keyboard and mouse are not working.
When downgrading xserver-xephyr to version 2:1.7.6-2ubuntu7, the error
messages about evdev don't appear and keyboard and mouse work as
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: xserver-xephyr 2:1.9.0-0ubuntu7
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