Xorg - how can I configure this thing??

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 21:52:36 UTC 2009

Hi, Warren

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Warren Block<wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jul 2009, Glen Barber wrote:
>> Run 'X -configure' then add this to the end:
>> Section "ServerFlags"
>>        option  "AutoAddDevices"        "off"
>>        option  "AllowEmptyInput"       "off"
>> EndSection
> The first option is unnecessary in most cases.

Most cases, yes.  As far as I know, it won't _hurt_ if it is included,
but not necessary.

> The second is only needed if you want to configure mouse and keyboard in the
> xorg.conf file instead of automatically with hal.  And either or both lines
> can go in the ServerLayout section, an additional ServerFlags section is not
> needed.

True.  I file this in the "works for me" category.

Glen Barber

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