Persisting driver configuration
egore at gmx.de
Mon Jul 14 09:41:15 PDT 2008
I guess someone might have wondered about that before, but now I'm
wondering myself: How should a driver store changes to the
configuration? Or how should the configuration of a driver be changed at
Why am I asking this question? Because of our friend
xf86-input-synaptics. This driver has the ability to change it's options
at runtime by putting them into a shared memory. These changes, of
course, are not persisted in the xorg.conf. And this, of course, is
annoying to the user.
Now how to solve this correctly? I prefer to remove the shared memory
stuff completely and switch to better mechanism. Is there a solution for
Please give me input on this issue.
Thanks in advance,
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