How to make xorg prefer

Francesco Pretto ceztkoml at
Fri May 15 01:06:47 PDT 2009

Rémi Cardona <remi <at>> writes:
> HAL is only used for input drivers. So the answer here is "no" as well.

This is unfortunate as there are already quirks (eg.
Something *like*:

<deviceinfo version="0.2">
    <match key="system.hardware.primary_video.vendor" int="0x10de">
       <merge key="video.x11_driver" type="string">nvidia</merge>

would do the trick and seems a nice and clean solution.

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