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Re: [SLE] I have lost X, SUSE 10.1 x86_64
  • From: Matthias Hopf <mhopf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 15:42:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060721134235.GC2056@xxxxxxx>
On Jul 21, 06 10:36:16 -0300, Gustavo Dutra wrote:
> > 1st this is a mixture of 6.9 and 7.1 - bad idea.
> > 2nd Xorg-7.1 is very very very alpha at the moment. Expect
> > missing packages, breakage, etc. any time.
> > This will stabilize soon.
> Xorg 7.1 is working fine in 10.1 i386 with latest packages.

I'm not saying that because I only heard that. Stefan (doing the
packages) is sitting in the room right next to me, and there *are*
issues. This *is* alpha. Heck, it isn't even in Factory yet (Alpha2),
and we don't even use it internally ATM.
This is *only* available from the opensuse build service so far.

> AFAIK It does not use /etc/X11/xorg.conf anymore, it uses a new
> file from /usr/X11/getconfig directory or something like that...

No, Xorg 7.1 will still use /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
getconfig has only been used if there is no configuration file. This is
the some for some releases now, but you do not want to use X11 without
configuration file, believe me. Not yet.

Matthias

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