9.1-RC3 feels okay :-)
tomek.cedro at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 18:02:58 UTC 2012
8-bit scene is still alive and rox! :-)
CeDeROM, SQ7MHZ, http://www.tomek.cedro.info
On Nov 8, 2012 6:11 PM, "Chuck Burns" <break19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/8/2012 10:58 AM, Richard Kuhns wrote:
>> On 11/08/12 10:45, Warren Block wrote:
>>> On Thu, 8 Nov 2012, CeDeROM wrote:
>>> I have tested additional options in xorg runtime :-)
>>>> With the patched xorg mouse driver 1.7.1 (or driver version >=1.7.2)
>>>> situation is following:
>>>> 1. With hald and dbus no xorg.conf file is needed. However it might bo
>>>> option to pass some additional featutes parameters with xorg.conf.
>>>> 2. With no hald and dbus mouse and keyboard does not work in xorg unless
>>>> Option "AllowEmptyInput" "False" is added to Section "ServerLayout" by
>>>> hand in xorg.conf. Without this option input does not work even if
>>>> xorg.conf defines it! AllowEmptyInput=False forces to detect input
>>>> by Xorg at startup.
>>> No. AllowEmptyInput is wrong. It was causing so many problems that it
>>> has been removed from later xorg-server releases.
>>> Option "AutoAddDevices" "Off" is the one that means "dont' use Hal to
>>> detect input devices".
>>> Thank you for this hint! This could be added to the handbook :-)
>>>> AllowEmptyInput=False should be a default for Xorg IMO we can report it
>>>> the Xorg project! :-)
>>> Really, the simplest solution is to build xorg-server with the HAL
>>> option disabled. I agree that this should be the default.
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>> Just a comment: according to http://wiki.freebsd.org/**VirtualBox<http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox>,
>> Hal is still
>> required for VirtualBox in order to have host DVD/CD access.
> Doesn't mean xorg-server needs hal. Build xorg-server without hal
> support... install hald for virtualbox. Everything still works as it
> should... In the meantime, someone should probably write a
> devd<->udisks translation daemon.. for things like gnome, kde, xfce,
> and virtualbox, which have the udisks linuxisms can actually continue to
> work in the future..
> I'd do it if I had any coding skills... I left those behind when I sold my
> Commodore64. :P
> Chuck Burns <break19 at gmail.com>
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