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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 07:45:38 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>, mpd <mpd@jesters-court.net>
Subject:   Re: upgraded to 8, no mouse is broken
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.0912110744450.10609@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20091211071706.811a0758.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <20091211025508.GA4357@jesters-court.net> <4ad871310912101919j6876f01cp3bd24629ca089fc5@mail.gmail.com> <alpine.BSF.2.00.0912102130360.8253@wonkity.com> <20091211071706.811a0758.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Fri, 11 Dec 2009, Polytropon wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:38:04 -0700 (MST), Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
>> Please
>> see the Handbook section on X11 configuration instead:
>>
>> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html
>
> Just a side question: 5.4.2 Note 2 ? 5 states:
>
> 	You will have to reboot your machine to force
> 	hald to read this file.
>
> which refers to /usr/local/etc/hal/fdi/policy/x11-input.fdi
> that re-enables Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to kill X.
>
> Is it really, really needed to reboot the machine? Can't
> HAL just be restarted? I always thought "reboot to make
> a minor setting work" was the domain of "Windows"...

I had the same question a while back:

http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=595146+0+archive/2009/freebsd-doc/20091101.freebsd-doc

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA



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