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authorPeter Hutterer <>2011-03-15 13:20:03 +1000
committerPeter Hutterer <>2011-03-16 15:21:41 +1000
commit6f46ae3c69c48f389560af1491ed1729ba45866f (patch)
parent642569591a73806d038f00f2f9a5c8738f764c0b (diff)
man: list the drivers that are ignored when hotplugging (#35209)
X.Org Bug 35209 <> Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <> Reviewed-by: Cyril Brulebois <> Reviewed-by: Julien Cristau <>
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/hw/xfree86/man/ b/hw/xfree86/man/
index e3fd0eadf..4bec31695 100644
--- a/hw/xfree86/man/
+++ b/hw/xfree86/man/
@@ -814,11 +814,18 @@ Example: the MIT-SHM extension can be disabled with the following entry:
The config file may have multiple
.B InputDevice
-Recent X servers employ input hotplugging to add input devices, with the HAL
-backend being the default backend for X servers since 1.4. It is usually not
+Recent X servers employ HAL or udev backends for input device enumeration
+and input hotplugging. It is usually not
necessary to provide
.B InputDevice
-sections in the xorg.conf if hotplugging is enabled.
+sections in the xorg.conf if hotplugging is in use. If hotplugging is
+.B InputDevice
+sections using the
+.B mouse, kbd
+.B vmmouse
+driver will be ignored.
If hotplugging is disabled, there will normally
be at least two: one for the core (primary) keyboard