Bug 16808 - Xfree 4 config not properly detected
Xfree 4 config not properly detected
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkkickstart (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
: 16809 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-08-23 13:46 EDT by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-09 17:30:54 EDT
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Description Michael Redinger 2000-08-23 13:46:12 EDT
I've a video card (ATI 3D Rage) which is configured using the XF3 server
during installation. After reboot (did also upgrade to Xconfigurator 4.3.54
which fixes the problems with --preferxf4 - the symbolic link in /etc/X11
was not corrected) I do run Xconfigurator --preferxf4. Afterwards I do a
mkkickstart. The file generated contains something like this:

xconfig --server "/etc/X11/X: symbolic link to /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86"
--monitor "delld1025he"

I don't know what happens when XF4 is chosen during installation (but from
what I do see I'd say that kickstart doesn't handle XF4 properly, as XF4
uses --driver instead of --server), however, I'd think it should be a quite
normal thing to rerun Xconfigurator before creating the kickstart file,
therefore the correct --driver statement instead of the --server parameter
listed above should be generated.
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2000-08-23 14:47:56 EDT
*** Bug 16809 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2003-10-09 17:30:54 EDT
mkkickstart isn't supported anymore, closing WONTFIX

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