LiveCD rebuild help requested

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sun Jun 10 09:44:32 PDT 2007

On 6/10/07, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at> wrote:
> So the development CD build process extracts a list of supported PCI IDs
> from each video driver and writes udev rules
> (/etc/udev/rules.d/30-video.rules) that look like this:
> # ATI Radeon 9200 5961 (AGP)
> ATTR{vendor}=="0x1002", ATTR{device}=="0x5961", RUN+="/bin/sed -i
> s/vesa/ati/ /etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> All chipset-specific video drivers, except "nv", contain a full list of
> supported PCI IDs. The "nv" driver contains only a partial list, and in fact
> supports more than it advertises. In this case, the words "Unknown NVIDIA
> chip" appear in the log. Does this apply to your card?
> Anyway, I can add a quirk specifically for your card to the CD once I know
> its PCI ID.

Any reason not to run something like Xorg -configure during init if
/etc/X11/xorg.conf doesn't exist? It's a little ugly, but it seems
like a much better idea than trying to duplicate PCI data again.


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