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Re: [opensuse-factory] Automatic hardware detection and configuration.
  • From: Klaus Kaempf <kkaempf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 09:28:58 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070305082858.GA12364@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* David Bolt <bcrafhfr-rqtr@xxxxxxxxxx> [Mar 04. 2007 18:09]:
> After numerous requests for information on what to do when replacing a
> graphics card and booting to end up with a black/blank screen, it's made
> me wonder:
>
> Why on earth isn't SUSE maintaining a list of all the devices attached,
> performing a check each time it boots, and asking the user if they'd
> like to configure any new devices that have been added?

Well, the list of known devices is kept below /var/lib/hardware/udi/

If a changed graphics card isn't properly detected, I'd consider
this a bug.

The system should either run SaX directly or use "yast2 x11" to
do the configuration.


Klaus
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