kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 18:48:06 UTC 2011
Emmel, see LQ thread I stgarted to get more exposure on this topic. On my
system /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d has priority.
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 1:11 AM, emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 02:35:30PM -0700, King Beowulf wrote:
> > Hmmm. From your and Robby's email to this list, my interpretation was
> > anything in /etc/X11/ will override /usr/share/X11, but maybe I
> > that wrong? Or is it just that /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d overrides
> > /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d? What I observe is that anything in
> > /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d has priority.
> > There seems to be conflicting information after googling about this. The
> > X.org docs seem to imply that /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d is searched LAST
> > that word give it priority? Others say that /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d is
> > search first and so has lower priority? Acccording to
> > http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2010-April/006852.html
> > In addition to the conf files found in /etc/X11 or $sysconfdir/X11 used
> > for local administration, we also reserve a system directory for vendor
> > and package usage. The simple search path is:
> > /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d
> > $datadir/X11/xorg.conf.d
> > Files from these directories will have the lowest config priority.
> > So you can understand my confusion.
> Well, the way I understand it and the way it seems to work for me is
> that any files in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d will get overridden by
> files of the same name in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d.
> > BTW, emmel, check the driver readme for a bunch of coolbits settings,
> > depending on the card. The fan one is nice as I can drop the decibels
> > unless I am playing a game.
> I checked it out. Though I have to have a look at the maximum allowed
> die temperature for my card, before I toy with that. Melting my graphics
> card is not in the plan for me.
> emmel <the_emmel at gmx.net>
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