[PATCH] Xorg modalias dump
nathaniel at natemccallum.com
Fri Sep 12 11:40:29 PDT 2008
Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-09-07 at 02:13 -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
>> There are still some problems though (and I'd appreciate any advise on
>> how to solve them):
>> 1. It crashes when the ati "umbrella" driver is installed, I'm not sure
> Adding this hunk makes it work for me:
> --- a/hw/xfree86/common/xf86Helper.c
> +++ b/hw/xfree86/common/xf86Helper.c
> @@ -1486,6 +1486,8 @@ xf86MatchDevice(const char *drivername, GDevPtr **sectlist)
> if (sectlist)
> *sectlist = NULL;
> + if (xf86DoModalias) return 0;
> if (xf86DoProbe) return 1;
> if (xf86DoConfigure && xf86DoConfigurePass1) return 1;
>> 2. It seems to want to initialize the display (or something). Could
>> someone help me move this option to earlier in the Xorg start-up process
>> so we don't have to mess with peoples' displays?
> Admittedly I tested this on a headless machine, so I'm not sure what
> you're talking about here. Possibly the initial vt switch?
This patch turns off the Xorg header output if -modalias is specified
(as per our discussion on IRC).
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