X.org configuration in sysinstall

Jun Su junsu at delphij.net
Wed Aug 25 08:48:40 PDT 2004

Ken Smith wrote:
> 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? 

I even runs XOrg without doing any manually config. Its auto-config 
system is very useful. I suggest we can use 
usr/bin/X11R5/bin/getconfig.pl to generate an initial config before 
users begin config.


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