[Xorg] Input device hotplug

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sun Jul 4 10:26:57 PDT 2004

Around 15 o'clock on Jul 4, Egbert Eich wrote:

> What I worry about a little bit is an extra support burdeon as we have
> to run start three processes to get X up and running. If due to some
> misconfiguration or misinstallation one of them isn't working we have
> a support nightmare.

That's a very good point; we often forget that system configuration 
complexity leads directly to system mis-configuration.  The system should 
either be impossible to mis-configure, or should be designed to 
self-correct in the face of error.  The first is clearly better.


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