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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: mysql and XF86Config
From: bruce bales <bbales@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2003 14:33:34 -0500
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Thanks, Jeff,
This whole exercize started because I wanted to understand XF86Config 
and what XF86Config-4 was.  Xconfigurator might work fine, but it 
wouldn't help me understand how the system uses the files.

Jeff Vian wrote:

>I usually have good luck using 'Xconfigurator' as root, from the command 
>It brings you into a menu driven configuration section where it will 
>automatically detect the video card you are using and set thing up 
>appropriately.  It then writes the XF86config file for you.
>If the card is not detected you can tell it which card you have.
>You also tell it which video modes you want and what the default should be.
>As Tom says below, if the card is mis-identified you may have to do a 
>bit of fudging to get the system to see it appropriately (after 
>completing the setup).
>So far I have had no video cards that could not be made to work using 
>this method.
>Thomas Wallis wrote:

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