Restarting hal

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Jul 26 07:16:03 UTC 2009

On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 13:25:39 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> Just trying to point out the options, and that a one-line change in 
> xorg.conf is lower impact than rebuilding xorg-server.

That's of course very useful knowledge.

> > 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/

Much better terminology. :-)

But as you will agree, for specific problems, new ways have been
introduced, for example "Where do I set the german keyboard layout?"
when wanting to use HAL + DBUS in order to get automounting of
removable media working better.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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