Xorg - how can I configure this thing??
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jul 9 21:43:43 UTC 2009
On Thu, 9 Jul 2009, Andrew Gould wrote:
> 1. Get to a terminal (ctl-alt-F2 should get you there).
> 2. Log in as root.
> 3. Execute: 'Xorg -config'
> This command should probe your hardware and create a sample
> xorg.conf file ("xorg.conf.new", I think) in root's home directory.
> 4. Using your favorite console-based editor, edit the new xorg.conf.new file.
> In the "ServerLayout" section, add the following:
> Option "AllowEmptyInput" "false"
> 5. Save the xorg.conf.new file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> 6. Make sure the following 2 lines are in /etc/rc.conf:
Step 4 says "ignore HAL for input configuration, use mouse and keyboard
config from xorg.conf" and step 6 sets up HAL. It's best to pick one or
the other. The Handbook uses the hal version, making step 4 is
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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