[mythtv-users] Linux distros.
Matthew S. Hallacy
poptix at techmonkeys.org
Fri Apr 25 10:46:46 EDT 2003
On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 08:18:18AM -0500, Nathan Poznick wrote:
> How do you mean? I've never had any problems with it. At least that
> kudzu crap doesn't pop up and claim it's going to do something useless
> because there's no longer a mouse plugged in.
Actually, it's good for a few reasons:
1) Crap, I forgot to plug the mouse back in
2) Crap, the Mouse/PS2 port/etc is fried.
3) Depending on the selection you make, it will reconfigure XFree86
and gpm with the new settings.
If you don't like it, you have a couple options -- either select
'ignore configuration change' or run 'chkconfig kudzu off'
The benefits far outweigh the 5 second annoyance when you forgot to
plug something in (and you should be notified anyway)
> I put in a TV card, add
> the module to /etc/modules so it loads on boot, and it's good to go.
> Same thing with a sound card. When I wanted to add a homebrew LIRC
> serial IR receiver that I'd built, I installed the lirc packages with
> apt, plugged in the receiver, and loaded lirc_serial.o.
Really? I put in my TV card and kudzu automatically configured it for me.
Not only that, it did it in /etc/modules.conf, without obliterating my own
personal changes there (unlike debian).
> Nathan Poznick <poznick at conwaycorp.net>
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