X.org configuration in sysinstall

Robert Gray bob at boulderlabs.com
Wed Aug 25 08:46:51 PDT 2004

Yes, eliminate the opportunity to configure X from sysinstall
because the risk of hanging/crashing is too large.
Even yesterday with 5.3Beta1, I had to hand massage a /etc/X11/X86Config 
to get X working with a Presario I810 82845G chipset.

-robert gray

Ken Smith <kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU> Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:05:47 EDT says:
>I'm doing some final cleaning up of the X.org migration's impact on
>sysinstall.  At the moment what sysinstall tries to use to configure
>X.org appears to be useless - it runs "xorgcfg" with no arguments
>which seems to successfully start the server but then just sits there
>with nothing else happening.
>As part of merging in the X.org setup to begin with Eric seemed
>in favor of eliminating the X server config from sysinstall completely.
>There are lots of holes in lots of feet caused by this step failing.
>That or other options that fix the basic problem in a more complex
>way can be discussed for future releases.
>For now I'm thinking we should just rip out the offer sysinstall makes
>for doing a graphical configuration and leave it at that for the 5.3
>release.  The text mode configuration appears to work.
>Any thoughts? 
>						Ken Smith

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