Re: FEEDBACK WANTED: What to do about XF86Config-4 BusID?
Branden Robinson wrote:
> 1) add a BusID question to the templates
> 2) add the following logic to the .config script:
> (this is psuedocode, don't sweat the syntax, please)
> if arch == powerpc:
> FOO=$(lspci | grep VGA)
> switch (wc -l $FOO)
> case 0: probably bail since we can't find a video card
> case 1: cut the bus:slot.func parts out and convert each of
> them to decimal, then auto-answer the BusID
> question with this info
> case >1: actually ask the question, making the user specify
> BusID manually
> 3) dexconf would then write out the value of the BusID template if and only
> if the architecture is powerpc.
Anything keeping you from implementing this? It sounds like a good idea to me.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member