[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Dec 3 21:21:51 PST 2008

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 08:08:35PM -0800, vehemens wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 December 2008 02:33:34 pm Peter Hutterer wrote:
> >
> > http://who-t.blogspot.com/2008/12/evdev-xorgconf-hal-and-other-fud.html
> >
> > That's a quick brain dump of input related things I could think of that are
> > repeatedly asked on the list, irc, and bugreports. The information is
> > accurate as of git master today and extends to server 1.5 (mostly) and
> > server 1.6.
> Hate to be a bringer of bad news but "The evdev driver is the preferred input 
> driver. If you are not running Linux, then evdev is not available for you and 
> you can keep using the mouse/kbd drivers." is not correct.

the statement is correct. If the keyboard driver doesn't work, please file a
bug at bugs.freedesktop.org.


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