[rescue] Blade 100

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue Jun 13 16:03:13 CDT 2006

velociraptor wrote:
> As I am currently fighting with an "upgrade" of Kubuntu taking my Xorg
> south (working from a Live CD at the mo), I gotta say, I miss the Mac.
> :-/  <rant>How is it that a perfectly function xorg.conf works on one
> version and not the next?  And "not working" in this case is not a
> minor thing, it's a can't load core devices thing.  Not to mention
> it's inconceivable to me that a livecd can consistently figure out a
> display--with a passable set of fonts/resolution, mind you--yet the
> fscking X config scripts can't.</rant>

After trying to configure xorg on a Gentoo install, it is my considered
opinion, especially having been spoiled by AccelX's install/config for
about eight years now, that xorg's entire config suite is a festering
pile of fetid dung that needs to be scrapped and rewritten from scratch.

 Phil Stracchino                     Landline: 603-886-3518
 phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net         Mobile: 603-216-7037
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