Re: xorg.conf less ?
Alex Samad wrote:
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 09:09:18PM -0400, Wayne Topa wrote:
Wayne Topa wrote:
SAMUEL JOSE PEREIRA CARNEIRO MACDOWELL wrote:
I'm squeeze on HP Pavillon tx1420us and Linux hp 2.6.26-2-amd64
and gnome is OK nevertheless . . .
hp:/etc/X11# ls -l
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Out 12 17:58 xorg.conf
Except it's empty!
/etc/X11/xorg.conf is the correct file.
the newer xserver packages are using hal to automagically configure X.
look at /var/log/Xorg.0.log and you will see the devices being added and
<snip obsolete information>
I did not realize that had become the new method, although I do remember
someone ranting that hal was taking over X.
Thanks Alex, Now I'll look into just what hal is doing to my system.