compiling xserver without hal

Paul Bender pebender at
Fri May 22 14:40:34 PDT 2009

Justin Mattock wrote:
> quick question:
> if I compile xserver without hal
> (noticed udev 142 has no voluemid)
> will I be able to use the mouse and keyboard
> (and wireless mouse)
> once I startx?
> if so, what switches do I need to make sure are set
> before I compile the xserver?

I build xorg-server without HAL. The two options that are relevant (as 
far as I can tell) to this are
In addition, when running this xorg-server, you will need to configure 
the input devices in your xorg.conf.

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