xorgconfig missing FBD_8
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Tue Feb 9 08:07:02 UTC 2010
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On 09/02/2010 05:34, Tiv wrote:
> Hi there ---
> I'm writing this to tell you how much FreeBSD has gone downhill since
> version 5.3...
> I don't know who's bright idea it was to remove the xorgcfg and the
> xorgconfig programs,
> but they should be beaten sensless with an IBM AT keyboard. Also if you
> REQUIRE that
> dbus and hald be enabled for so called auto-configuration, put it in the
> dam rc.conf file.
> After an hour of dicking around with the X configuration, and it still
> doesn't work....
> I install something else ---- this is 2010 fer cryin' out load... Linux
> doesn't have this problem.
> thanks for making freebsd a pain in the ass,
> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
Xorg isn't FreeBSD. Seeing as Linux runs pretty much exactly the same
Xorg code as FreeBSD, then yes, Linux *does* have this problem. In
fact the whole hal and dbus concept came from Linux. It's also the
case that the Xorg developers recognise they screwed up: we're just
waiting to see what they come up with as their next idea.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
Kent, CT11 9PW
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