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Re: life without system-config-display



Craig

How do I report that Fedora's Xorg does not support intermediate sweep rates for 1200x960 resolution (only have 85 and 60, whereas 70 is the best to use for sizing and centering the screen in the CRT)

Somewhere Xorg must get hardware information.



--- On Sun, 1/18/09, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
From: Craig White <craigwhite azapple com>
Subject: Re: life without system-config-display
To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
Date: Sunday, January 18, 2009, 1:02 PM

On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 20:16 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > kcmshell ksynaptics says...
> >
> > Shared Memory is not accessible.
> >
> > Please add the option 'SHMConfig "on"' into the
touchpad section
> > of /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> >
> > and of course, there isn't any xorg.conf file - ignoring that, it
says
> > 'Using Driver' "none" - which of course is why my
touchpad isn't
> > happening.
> >
> > do I have to insmod/modprobe something?
>
> 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 Using xorg.conf for input configuration is obsolete and should no longer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.
>
> Be warned that SHMConfig is insecure (that's why it's disabled by
default).
----
probably something for bugzilla but running kcmshell ksynaptics now
reports to terminal...
$ kcmshell ksynaptics
DCOPClient::attachInternal. Attach failed Could not open network socket
kbuildsycoca running...
getInstance(pad.cpp:16) --- waiting for lock...
Pad(pad.cpp:45) --- created singleton
registerParameters(pad.cpp:489) --- registration done!
init(pad.cpp:494) --- this version of libsynaptics supports the
following driver
versions:

init(pad.cpp:499) --- ---
0.14.4
init(pad.cpp:499) --- ---
0.14.5
init(pad.cpp:499) --- ---
0.14.6
init(pad.cpp:501) --- initializing fitting driver
segment...
detectDriverVersion(pad.cpp:150) --- detecting driver
version...
driverStr(pad.cpp:193) ---
driverStr
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) ---
intVerToStrVer
detectDriverVersion(pad.cpp:180) --- detected driver version
0.15.2
driverVersion(pad.cpp:115) ---
driverVersion
driverVersion(pad.cpp:115) ---
driverVersion
init(pad.cpp:545) --- driver is too recent, please downgrade
driver or update
libsynaptics!

getInstance(pad.cpp:20) --- ...unlocking
done!
libraryStr(pad.cpp:199) ---
libraryStr
driverKind(pad.cpp:132) ---
driverKind
driverStr(pad.cpp:193) --- driverStr
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) --- intVerToStrVer
hasShm(pad.cpp:144) --- hasShm
hasShm(pad.cpp:144) --- hasShm
hasDriver(pad.cpp:138) --- hasDriver
hasDriver(pad.cpp:138) --- hasDriver
Launched ok, pid = 3180
hasParam(pad.cpp:256) --- hasParam
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) --- intVerToStrVer
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) --- intVerToStrVer
hasParam(pad.cpp:256) --- hasParam
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) --- intVerToStrVer
intVerToStrVer(pad.cpp:96) --- intVerToStrVer
hasDriver(pad.cpp:138) --- hasDriver
~Pad(pad.cpp:36) --- detach driver
~Pad(pad.cpp:39) --- deleted singleton
[craig aspire-one ~]$ ICE default IO error handler doing an exit(), pid
= 3177, errno = 11

and in a dialog - it just says that no driver was found and is pretty
much worthless to me at this point.

Craig

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