Lost my X11 config - what was the old tool to build it?

Daniel S. Haischt me at daniel.stefan.haischt.name
Sun Jan 9 14:05:02 PST 2005

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John schrieb:
> Before Win98 destroyed my nice FreeBSD 4.9-STABLE installation on
> my Compaq Armada M700 laptop, I had a really good X configuration
> which, if I remember correctly, was generated almost entirely
> automatically somehow.  (No, I didn't have a backup of that config
> file, and I've already kick myself many times.) Anyway, I am trying
> to get this back up and running with XFree86 4.3.0 and FreeBSD
> 5.2.1.
> I sure can't get anything that's useful now from the X86Config
> script - all it does is ask me questions that I don't really know
> the answer to - partly because it is a Laptop, and I can't just
> easily see what the built-in adapter is.  Whatever configuration
> utility that I ran before, I sure can't find it now - it seemed
> to make VERY good recommendations, and I could sure use some!
> I've checked the XFree86 web site, and didn't find much useful there.
> I've done global web searches for XFree86 and this laptop, but
> they must be for versions that are too old, because they don't
> work for me, complaining of Drivers that don't exist, and so forth.
> I'd be tempted to just reload 4.9-RELEASE and re-do it from there,
> but I'm afraid I may run into a similar problem - where the config
> file there, even if I get it, won't work with the new stuff.
> Any pointers will be appreciated.

Mit freundlichen Gruessen / With kind regards
Daniel S. Haischt

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