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Old 18th July 2012
ocicat ocicat is offline
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Default X -configure

Section 11.2 of the FAQ mentions that auto-detection is most frequently sufficient for most users; X -configure really isn't required.

Interestingly, Matthieu Herrb stressed this more strongly today on misc@:

Also forget about X -configure. It's known to be more or less broken and nowadays you don't need an xorg.conf file to run X in most cases.
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Old 18th July 2012
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I'm glad to hear about this.
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Old 19th July 2012
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I am not happy about this because of my monitor, I need an xorg.conf file.
You don't need to be a genius to debug a pf.conf firewall ruleset, you just need the guts to run tcpdump

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It may not be necessary to run it, but if you want to add your tweeks you'll need one.
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