[arch-dev-public] [arch-commits] CVS update of extra/x11/xorg-server (PKGBUILD xorg-server.install)
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:07:21 EST 2008
2008/2/21, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net>:
> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 18:56 +0200, Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> > I have the following configuration:
> > Section "InputDevice"
> > Identifier "Keyboard0"
> > Driver "kbd"
> > Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
> > Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
> > Option "XkbLayout" "us,ua,ru"
> > Option "XkbVariant" ",winkeys,winkeys"
> > Option "XkbOptions"
> > "grp:ctrl_shift_toggle,eurosign:5,altwin:super_win,numpad:microsoft"
> > EndSection
> > It still works exactly as before in both GDM and Gnome.
> > So I guess xorg.conf overrides hal config, and not the reverse as
> > stated in .install.
> I think hal is used to configure everything that wasn't configured from
> xorg.conf. When you take your USB keyboard out and stuff it in your
> laptop for example, it will get recognized by hal and configured by
> Xorg, but as it's a new device without configuration, there's no
> keyboard mapping done on the keyboard.
> I don't think messing around with fdi files is the way to configure
> Xorg, that's why you have xorg.conf.
post_install should be corrected to not scare&confuse users with
non-removable keyboards. ;-)
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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