xorg without hal
doug at fledge.watson.org
Thu Dec 12 23:13:04 UTC 2013
On Wed, 11 Dec 2013, James Griffin wrote:
> Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
>> On Wed, 11 Dec 2013, 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?
>> Yes. It depends on the environment, AFAIK KDE and Gnome still want hal.
>> xfce does not need it.
> Thanks Warren, I use fvwm2 so I guess that should be fine.
I have never built Xorg. My technique has also been to try HAL and turn if off
if required. So when/if it does not work:
#hald_enable="YES" ==> /etc/rc.conf
Option "AutoAddDevices" "false" ==> /etc/X11/xorg.conf
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