Persisting driver configuration

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Jul 14 17:18:47 PDT 2008

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 03:47:49PM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Peter Hutterer
> <peter.hutterer at> wrote:
> > For server 1.6 onwards device properties are the way to go. Simply make the
> > driver expose appropriate properties and a client can change them at run-time
> > to any value.
> > Of course this isn't persistent either and needs to be re-set after server
> > reboot, but at least it allows you to re-set the values.
> So, in the bright future, would the preferred plan be to store the
> properties in, say, gconf, and apply them per-session? Or to try to
> apply them per-device in a HAL fdi?

Either-or, depending on whether it's a user's particular preference, or
a system-wide configuration item.

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