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Old 08-26-2011, 03:35 PM   #1
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gdm3 fails to start if usb keyboard or usb mouse are moved to different ports


I tore down my Debian 6.0.2.1 install yesterday and moved it to a new location in the house when I reconnected the mouse and keyboard I connected them into different ports. I then booted the system and it froze when loading Gnome. When I moved the usb devices back to their original locations and it booted without trouble. What could possible cause this problem, shouldn't the ports be automagically found?

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Old 08-27-2011, 03:39 AM   #2
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Try booting into Recovery Mode; log in as root and then check the /var/log/Xorg.0.log That will probably give you an indication of what the problem is.
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Old 08-27-2011, 06:07 PM   #3
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Thanks, I'll look into it.
 
  


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