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Re: [opensuse-factory] Automatic hardware detection and configuration.
  • From: David Bolt <bcrafhfr-rqtr@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 14:14:09 +0000
  • Message-id: <VWu3OXdxcX7FFwEb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 5 Mar 2007, Klaus Kaempf <kkaempf@xxxxxxx> wrote:-

>* David Bolt <bcrafhfr-rqtr@xxxxxxxxxx> [Mar 04. 2007 18:09]:

>> 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/

Didn't know about that.

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

So would I. However, since I don't usually change my graphics cards once
they're installed, I've not yet had this problem occur and so can't
exactly file a bug report on it.

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

Given that this black/blank screen problem keeps being asked about[0],
I'm assuming that this isn't actually happening.


[0] Here's just a couple of recent queries on this subject:
<URL:http://groups.google.co.uk/group/alt.os.linux.suse/browse_frm/thread/d81585a423ceccba/d7ab627ad95d64c7>
<URL:http://groups.google.co.uk/group/alt.os.linux.suse/browse_frm/thread/3c2713266d5c3d56/6527b7d3852b6c7c>

Regards,
David Bolt

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