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Date:      Mon, 16 Nov 2009 01:06:30 +0100
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Manolis Kiagias <>
Cc:, "Ronald F. Guilmette" <>
Subject:   Re: Trivial questions about CNTL-ALT-DEL and CNTL-ALT-BACKSPACE
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On Mon, 16 Nov 2009 01:49:04 +0200, Manolis Kiagias <> wrote:
> By the way Xorg configuration becomes more and more elusive. Initially,
> DontZap was enough. Then it had no effect at all and the fdi file was
> needed. Now seems both are needed. What's next?

If this continues, I'll run my 5.4-p8 workstation with "old
fashioned" X (already until I die. :-)

No, honestly: X is going to be more and more annoying. Have
you noticed the long startup time? Nearly a half minute (!!!)
on a 1.5 GHz system! I know that there is lots of work done
to make life easier for X developers, especially getting rid
of many OS specific stuff, but...

Finally, sliding more off-topic: Not only X gets slower with
each release, the same applies for almost all X applications,
except the "old fashioned" ones.


Just: Sad.

Thanks for your patience so I could say this.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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