xorg without hal

James Griffin jmz at kontrol.kode5.net
Wed Dec 11 15:07:29 UTC 2013

Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de>:

> On Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:21:43 +0000, James Griffin wrote:
> > Is it possible to configure X with the need for hald?
> > If I generate and configure an xorg.conf with the
> > appropriate settings, can I turn hald off?
> You need to compile X without the HAL dependency (see
> "man configure" for that port). If you also want to get
> rid of DBUS, you can apply the same concept, but maybe
> have to recompile programs running on X that might want
> or need HAL and DBUS. After that, you can let X create
> a xorg.conf file and modify it if you insist. You can
> then remove the hald_enable and dbus_enable settings
> from your rc.conf.
> I'm running such a kind of installation for many years
> now successfully. No need for HAL and DBUS. :-)

Ok thanks, I didn't know I'd need to rebuild it without hal/dbus support so i'm glad I asked. Many of my ports have been built with hal support so for now, I think i'll just leave it be. 

Thanks for your help.


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