Am Thursday 28 January 2010 14:57:45 schrieb Richard Lamboj:
> Am Thursday 28 January 2010 11:38:37 schrieb Shinkan:
> > Hi everyone !
> > I'm trying to run a Xorg server (X.Org X Server 1.6.5) with Xfce4 on it,
> > through a Gentoo host / Gento guest VServer.
> > I followed and adapted that (http://linux-vserver.org/Vservers_and_X) and
> > it kinda work :
> > I can "startx" in VServer and Xfce4 pops up but : I've no mouse, no
> > keyboard (I can't control anything, so that it's like "freezed").
> > I suspected hald to be the bad guy, as (according to what I understand),
> > it is responsible for bringing keyboard and mouse to Xorg ?
> > Unfortunately, hald can't start on the VServer.
> > Any hints on how I could proceed ?
> Solution 1:
> Use XDMCP and connect with Xnest, or Xephyr.
> You can run another X11 Server on the _Host_ (or on another Computer and
> Connect over the Network) and Connect from there to the VServer.
> This works without any Problem. You also can use FreeNX
> Solution 2:
> Running an X11 Server inside a VServer Guest. Set the "CAP_SYS_RAWIO"
> capabilities and copy the necessary Device Files from the _HOST_ to the
> This _should_ work. I don't have tested it. But the same concept worked for
> VirtualBox in a Guest.
> From the Link you posted in your Mail:
> * Allow capability CAP_SYS_RAWIO. It can be set in the capabilities
> file or the vserver config depending on your util-vserver.
> * Set up a mouse device, such as /dev/psaux or /dev/input/mice
> * Set up a vc/tty device, such as /dev/tty7 or /dev/vc/7 (major 4,
> minor same as device). If you are running a main X server you might need to
> use 8 or 9 for the vc/tty device
> * Set up /dev/kmem (not 100% sure this is needed, don't think X has to
> have it to run) (note: Xorg on debian sid require a /dev/mem --
> * Now just switch to a console, log in as root, enter your vserver and
> startx, a caveat on newer versions of vserver when switching between a
> vserver X server and the main server's X server you need to switch :to a
> console first or you can lose access to the main server's X server.
> * You'll also need pts/pty devices to run things like xterm, but if you
> have ssh set up you probably already have them.
> Kind Regards, Richi
Sorry i have forgotten the important part. Is it a USB Mouse and Keyboard?
Take a look at hal, udev and if the xserver needs it(i don't know your
Received on Thu Jan 28 14:23:24 2010