upgrading current -> graphics bug
Roberto Rodriguez Jr.
witchdoctor.mdf at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 19:27:48 UTC 2015
On Fri, Mar 06, 2015 at 09:55:54AM -0800, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Roberto Rodriguez Jr. <
> witchdoctor.mdf at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 5-Are you configuring xorg with xorg.conf(deprecated) or starting
> > xorg with 'startx'(xinit) or are you using a display manager(xdm)?
> Huh? Since when is xorg.conf deprecated? While it is generally best to
OK, thanks. My mistake. I read such thing in wiki.archlinux.org
> start out with no xorg.conf file, reality is that you will most likely
> need a small xorg.conf file with things like additional modules,
> additional fonts, setup of multiple displays, etc. As far as I know, the
Didn't know I needed to use the config file for those things. I use .xinitrc and other
> use of the nvidia driver requires an xorg.conf file in all cases. (I have
> not had an nVidia card for a few years, so this may have changed.) It is
> certainly a good idea to keep the xorg.conf file as small as possible.
Good point keeping UNIX tradition, small and simple.
I use AMD architecture, Im sure there is a difference with Intel in terms of
process, files and commands.
> I am also confused by the series of "or"s in that xorg.conf is entirely
> orthogonal to whether X is started with "startx" or a display manager.
Honestly I won't define that word now cuz I'm busy with family, hence my bad english.
I am not completely accurate with the technology so I do not know if there
actually is a difference between xdm and xinit. Did not mean to confuse any further.
-Roberto Rodriguez Jr.
Wannabe UNIX enthusiast unemployed
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