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Re: Workaround for Ksynaptics. (Was preventing people from making a mistake)



On Monday 08 December 2008, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Thanks for prodding me to actually look at it, but the question then
>> remains, how do we setup this SHMconfig in our xorg.conf's?
>
>You don't, you set it up in a HAL FDI file.
>
>Create an /etc/hal/fdi/policy/11-synaptics.fdi with the following contents:
><?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
><deviceinfo version="0.2">
>   <device>
>       <match key="info.capabilities" contains="input.touchpad">
>           <merge key="input.x11_options.SHMConfig"
>type="string">true</merge>
>       </match>
>   </device>
></deviceinfo>
>
>Using xorg.conf for input configuration is obsolete and should no longer be
>done.
>
>        Kevin Kofler

And for which release is this valid? ATM, my lappy has F8 on it.

Thanks.

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Cheers, Gene
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