[K12OSN] Custom XF86Config

Jim McQuillan jam at mcquil.com
Thu Feb 24 21:58:13 UTC 2005

On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Jim Kronebusch wrote:

> > You still need to tell LTSP which X module to use, so that it
> > can figure out whether to run Xorg or an older XFree86 3.3.6
> > Xserver.  It needs to make that decision BEFORE it uses your
> > custom XF86Config file.  Go ahead and tell it any module you
> > want.  Then, it will run Xorg using your custom file, which
> > will cause it to actually use the X module specified in the
> > XF86Config file.
> Thanks, I did that.  Set XSERVER = ati, now it starts to load x, says it
> is using /tmp/XF86Config.1, then fails.

My guess is you'll need to edit the XF86Config file and fix one of the
fontpath lines.  Probably trying to use, and you'll have to
change it to the ip address of the server.


> Any idea where to go from here?  How do I check to be sure it is pulling
> the custom config?
> Maybe I should just ship one of these to someone who knows what they are
> doing :-)  The only reason I care is 2 of the schools I am hoping to
> convert over the summer have all Indigo vintage iMacs.
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