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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.49 2012/06/14 06:48:33 nightmorph Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.50 2012/07/24 12:12:51 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title> 6<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
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>11</version> 25<version>12</version>
26<date>2012-06-13</date> 26<date>2012-07-24</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>
91<body> 91<body>
92 92
93<p> 93<p>
94Before you can install Xorg, you need to prepare your system for it. First, 94Before you can install Xorg, you need to prepare your system for it. First,
95we'll set up the kernel to support input devices and video cards. Then we'll 95we'll set up the kernel to support input devices and video cards. Then we'll
96prepare <path>/etc/make.conf</path> so that the right drivers and Xorg packages 96prepare <path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path> so that the right drivers and Xorg packages
97are built and installed. 97are built and installed.
98</p> 98</p>
99 99
100</body> 100</body>
101</section> 101</section>
234and ATI Radeon modesetting. 234and ATI Radeon modesetting.
235</note> 235</note>
236 236
237<p> 237<p>
238Now that you're done setting up KMS, continue with preparing 238Now that you're done setting up KMS, continue with preparing
239<path>/etc/make.conf</path> in the next section. 239<path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path> in the next section.
240</p> 240</p>
241 241
242</body> 242</body>
243</section> 243</section>
244<section> 244<section>
245<title>make.conf configuration</title> 245<title>make.conf configuration</title>
246<body> 246<body>
247 247
248<p> 248<p>
249Now that your kernel is prepared, you have to configure two important variables 249Now that your kernel is prepared, you have to configure two important variables
250in the <path>/etc/make.conf</path> file before you can install Xorg. 250in the <path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path> file before you can install Xorg.
251</p> 251</p>
252 252
253<p> 253<p>
254The first variable is <c>VIDEO_CARDS</c>. This is used to set the video drivers 254The first variable is <c>VIDEO_CARDS</c>. This is used to set the video drivers
255that you intend to use and is usually based on the kind of video card you have. 255that you intend to use and is usually based on the kind of video card you have.
285<c>INPUT_DEVICES</c>. 285<c>INPUT_DEVICES</c>.
286</p> 286</p>
287 287
288<p> 288<p>
289Now you should decide which drivers you will use and add necessary settings to 289Now you should decide which drivers you will use and add necessary settings to
290the <path>/etc/make.conf</path> file: 290the <path>/etc/portage/make.conf</path> file:
291</p> 291</p>
292 292
293<pre caption="Sample make.conf entries"> 293<pre caption="Sample make.conf entries">
294<comment>(For mouse, keyboard, and Synaptics touchpad support)</comment> 294<comment>(For mouse, keyboard, and Synaptics touchpad support)</comment>
295INPUT_DEVICES="evdev synaptics" 295INPUT_DEVICES="evdev synaptics"

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