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getconfig(1)            FreeBSD General Commands Manual           getconfig(1)

NAME
       getconfig - get configuration information for the XFree86 server

SYNOPSIS
       getconfig [option ...]

DESCRIPTION
       getconfig is a programmatic interface that is used by the XFree86
       server to get configuration information about video hardware when
       operating without an XF86Config file.

       This implementation of getconfig is written in perl.  It processes a
       prioritized and ordered list of rules supplied internally and from
       meta-configuration files.  The rules are in the form of perl
       expressions.  getconfig writes to standard output the XF86Config-style
       configuration data specified by the last highest priority rule that
       evaluates to true.  Information about the format of the meta-
       configuration files can be found in the getconfig(5) manual page.

OPTIONS
       -I search-path
               Specify the search path to use for meta-config files.
               search-path is a comma-separated list of directories to search.
               Each directory in the search path is searched for files with a
               .cfg suffix.  Each such file is opened and checked for a valid
               signature string.  Rules are read from files with a valid
               signature string and appended to the list of rules to evaluate.
               If no search path is specified, only the internally supplied
               configuration rules will be used.

       -D      Enable debugging output.

       -V      Print out the version information and exit.

       -X XFree86-version
               Specify the XFree86 version in numeric (integer) form.

       -b subsys-id
               Specify the PCI subsystem ID of the video device.

       -c class
               Specify the PCI class of the video device.

       -d device-id
               Specify the PCI device ID of the video device.

       -r revision
               Specify the PCI revision of the video device.

       -s subsysvendor-id
               Specify the PCI subsystem vendor ID of the video device.

       -v vendor-id
               Specify the PCI vendor ID of the video device.

       -S sbus-path
               Specify the SBUS path of the video device.

FILES
       .cfg files located in the search path.  The search path typically
       specified by the XFree86 server is:

           /etc/X11
           /usr/X11R6/etc/X11
           _modulepath_
           /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig

       where _modulepath_ is the XFree86 server's module search path.

SEE ALSO
       getconfig(5), XFree86(1), XF86Config(5).

AUTHORS
       The XFree86 automatic configuration support and the getconfig interface
       was written by David H. Dawes, with the support of X-Oz Technologies.

XFree86                          Version 4.7.0                    getconfig(1)

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