HAL and hotplugging
dustin at virtualroadside.com
Fri Mar 14 23:51:44 PDT 2008
Heh... after some OS updating and package rebuilding, its working now.
Not really sure why.. oh well. Now to actually code something useful...
Dustin Spicuzza wrote:
> Well I have xorg and such built... but for the life of me I can't seem
> to get the HAL code actually doing anything. In my distro version of
> xorg... it at least tries to load the driver using the HAL stuff,
> despite errors. My git version of xorg is just totally not doing
> anything with HAL. Is there something special that needs to be done
> for hal and such to be enabled when you install xorg in an alternate
> path? Thanks
> Simon Thum wrote:
>> Dustin Spicuzza wrote:
>>> Adam Jackson wrote:
>>>> The hal config backend doesn't have any wiring for passing arbitrary
>>>> options through. I'm planning to fix this soon (although I'd be
>>>> thrilled if someone beat me to it!).
>>> Get ready for a race then, because I might do just that... I'll look
>>> at it and see how crazy it might be. First I suppose I should try
>>> and build my xorg stuff from git source first...
>> Consider yourself beaten. (Is that right?)
>> Just kidding. Would you be so kind to make sure I get notified when
>> you're done? (I'm fighting with config issues ever since, see
>> A HAL-based approach would be very nice. I'll be OL some time, so
>> it's easy to miss that..
>> Thanks in advance,
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