compiling xserver without hal
justinmattock at gmail.com
Sat May 23 09:34:24 PDT 2009
On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Justin Mattock <justinmattock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Peter Hutterer
> <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 01:00:42AM -0700, Justin Mattock wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Paul Bender <pebender at san.rr.com> wrote:
>>> > Justin Mattock wrote:
>>> >> quick question:
>>> >> if I compile xserver without hal
>>> >> (noticed udev 142 has no voluemid)
>>> >> will I be able to use the mouse and keyboard
>>> >> (and wireless mouse)
>>> >> once I startx?
>>> >> if so, what switches do I need to make sure are set
>>> >> before I compile the xserver?
>>> > I build xorg-server without HAL. The two options that are relevant (as
>>> > far as I can tell) to this are
>>> > --disable-config-dbus
>>> > --disable-config-hal
>>> > In addition, when running this xorg-server, you will need to configure
>>> > the input devices in your xorg.conf.
>> no you don't. the server inserts standard input device sections into the
>> xorg.conf, so there's rarely a need to actually have that in the config.
>>> so far all xlibs, video modules, xserver
>>> and dependencies have compiled fine
>>> without hal(hopefully later on, the same story)
>> only the xserver module requires hal, nothing else.
> hey alright startx works
> (feels good to see xserver started)
> at the moment everything seems o.k.
> cant seem to open a terminal though
> (probably need to run fluxbox-menu_config)
> as soon as I'm able to open a terminal,
> and type dmesg then I'm good to go.
> Justin P. Mattock
I guess it helps to compile and install
the xf86-input-keyboard module
(ooops thought I had done that)
Anyways keyboard works, mouse works
(not sure about wireless bluetooth mouse yet)
seems I'm going to have to avoid any
app that uses hal from now(example:
Thanks for the info.
Justin P. Mattock
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