Bug#697146: xserver-xorg script forces vboxvideo even if virtualbox guest additions are not installed
On 01/01/13 07:41 PM, Eugenio 'g7' Paolantonio wrote:
> The same script is "poking dpkg-internal paths" several lines before to
> check for the xserver-xorg package.
> The vboxvideo driver is contained into the virtualbox-guest-x11 package.
> Xorg does not do its driver-selection job because the driver (via a file
> in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d) is forced, so when X does not find it, it exits.
See the live-config man page. So far as I can see, it only does this if
you use the xorg-driver boot parameter. By default, Xorg *is* allowed to
do its job. If xorg-driver is set by the user and it's blowing up, I
consider that user error.