Restarting hal

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Jul 25 19:26:45 UTC 2009

On Sat, 25 Jul 2009, Polytropon wrote:

> On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 07:56:17 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
>> Option "AutoAddDevices" "Off" should disable hal devices even if
>> xorg-server has been built with hal.
> I'm aware of this.

Just trying to point out the options, and that a one-line change in 
xorg.conf is lower impact than rebuilding xorg-server.

> There are other "workarounds" to get the default stuff working again 
> (option Don't-Zap for example), so X installations relying on 
> xorg.conf can work again.

Since some defaults have changed in newer versions of xorg, that last 
sentence is confusing.  Maybe

   s/default stuff working again/legacy behavior/
   s/work/work as expected/

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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