[Slackbuilds-users] nvidia-kernel vs. xorg.conf

Phillip Warner pc_warner at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 28 04:21:37 UTC 2011

--- On Tue, 7/26/11, King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, I wrestled with this a while.
> Even though I'm old school and run
> a full tweaked out xorg.conf, the new fangled consensus
> seems to be to
> run without and let X and the desktop environment
> automagically
> configure things. That's why I added device.conf as the
> nvidia drivers
> doesn't always get chosen properly.
> It would be interesting to poll how many users still run a
> full xorg.conf.
> My testing didn't show any issues with the extra
> device.conf. But if
> it does, I can add a switch / readme to the script for the
> selection...perhaps also a check in doinst.sh a ala
> device.conf.new...

I created my own xorg.conf stub a long time ago for the binary driver, and prefer not to have another conf file added.  Some people use different options with their driver as well.  Simply making it optional via a build option should satisfy everyone.  I don't care if it is on by default or not.


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