HAL must die!

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Mar 17 21:10:28 UTC 2011

On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, Chad Perrin wrote:

> In my experience, about one third of the time HAL makes X work great, and
> the other two thirds of the time it fails in some way that requires me to
> create a complete xorg.conf file just for one or two options.

hal just provides input device hotplug ability to xorg-server. 
Certainly xorg's own autoconfig isn't perfect, but that's not due to 

Tangential to that, it is possible to enter only the needed sections of 
xorg.conf, overriding the autoconfig for those sections.

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