/[gentoo]/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml
Gentoo

Diff of /xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

Revision 1.18 Revision 1.22
1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2 2
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.18 2006/07/13 04:29:16 rane Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.22 2007/06/09 12:40:12 jkt Exp $ -->
4 4
5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
6 6
7<guide link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml"> 7<guide link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml">
8 8
20 20
21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
23<license/> 23<license/>
24 24
25<version>1.14</version> 25<version>1.16</version>
26<date>2006-07-13</date> 26<date>2007-06-09</date>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title> 29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title> 31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title>
107you intend to use and is usually based on the kind and brand of card you have. 107you intend to use and is usually based on the kind and brand of card you have.
108The most common settings are <c>nvidia</c> for Nvidia cards or <c>fglrx</c> for 108The most common settings are <c>nvidia</c> for Nvidia cards or <c>fglrx</c> for
109ATI Radeon cards. Those are the proprietary drivers from Nvidia and ATI 109ATI Radeon cards. Those are the proprietary drivers from Nvidia and ATI
110respectively. If you would like to use the open source versions, use <c>nv</c> 110respectively. If you would like to use the open source versions, use <c>nv</c>
111rather than <c>nvidia</c> in the variable, but bear in mind that using this 111rather than <c>nvidia</c> in the variable, but bear in mind that using this
112driver means no 3d acceleration at all. Use <c>radeon</c> in case you have an 112driver means no 3d acceleration at all. The free <c>radeon</c> driver for ATI
113cards supports full 3D acceleration on older Radeons but doesn't work at all
113ATI card for the same. <c>VIDEO_CARDS</c> may contain more than one driver, in 114with the newer ones. <c>VIDEO_CARDS</c> may contain more than one driver, in
114this case list of them should be separated with spaces. 115this case list of them should be separated with spaces.
115</p> 116</p>
116 117
117<p> 118<p>
118The second variable is <c>INPUT_DEVICES</c> and is used to determine which 119The second variable is <c>INPUT_DEVICES</c> and is used to determine which
241<pre caption="Testing the xorg.conf.new file"> 242<pre caption="Testing the xorg.conf.new file">
242# <i>X -config /root/xorg.conf.new</i> 243# <i>X -config /root/xorg.conf.new</i>
243</pre> 244</pre>
244 245
245<p> 246<p>
246If all goes well, you should see a simple black and white pattern. Verify if 247If all goes well, you should see a simple black and white pattern. Verify if
247your mouse works correctly and if the resolution is good. You might not be able 248your mouse works correctly and if the resolution is good. If you received errors
249about "/dev/mouse", try changing your mouse device to <c>/dev/input/mice</c> in
250the "InputDevice" section of <path>xorg.conf</path>. You might not be able to
248to deduce the exact resolution, but you should be able to see if it's too low. 251deduce the exact resolution, but you should be able to see if it's too low. You
249You can exit any time by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Backspace. 252can exit any time by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Backspace.
250</p> 253</p>
251 254
252</body> 255</body>
253</section> 256</section>
254<section> 257<section>

Legend:
Removed from v.1.18  
changed lines
  Added in v.1.22

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.20