[PATCH] Xorg modalias dump
nathaniel at natemccallum.com
Tue Sep 23 05:38:51 PDT 2008
Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> 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 why...
>> 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
>> 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).
Can someone please review this? I'd really like to see it merged.
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