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Vulpes Velox kitbsdlists at HotPOP.com
Tue Mar 2 21:01:55 PST 2004


On Tue, 2 Mar 2004 20:35:41 -0800 (PST)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <reed at reedmedia.net> wrote:

> I am now looking at getconfig and the mostly empty .cfg examples.
> 
> Where can I find useful getconfig data (with many entries like
> hwdata)?

I am just aware of it from the the XF86 site... not tried out 4.4.0
yet... #XFree86 on freenode.net may be useful... and then theres bound
to be a few useful mailing lists...
 
> > > Does XFree86 4.4 configuration automatically include the best
> > > (common) resolutions and modes?
> > >
> > > Beginners don't want to manually edit their XF86Config.
> > > (Defaulting to depth 8 and the common 640x480 is not good
> > > enough.)
> >
> > Yeah, that is why you point them at xf86cfg -textmode for editing
> > it...
> 
> I will have to see if that is easy.

It is =]
 
> > And again you can use getconfig to provide safe defualts...
> 
> Also, where are the beginner's directions for using getconfig?
> 
> (getconfig's man page doesn't help the newbie.)

Since it is a new tool, give it awhile and see the above...


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