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Re: Add hardware to an existing system

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 11:39:23PM +0100, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 11:48 -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > seems to me that it would be pretty simple to setup X to watch for a
> > new video card and launch dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg on a reboot
> > when there is a new one. Maybe udev could write to a file somewhere
> > with the info on what video was detected, and some rc script could
> > watch for that to change and make appropriate adjustments.
> This seems to be one of the goals for Lenny, see.
> http://wiki.debian.org/XStrikeForce/XSFTODO
> I also read somewhere that next releases of Xorg, 7.2 and 7.3 will focus
> much on autodetection and making sure that you are never left with an
> unusable X.



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