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Re: autoconfiguration error

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 08:07:20AM -0500, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:13:27PM +0100, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > I haven't seen "autoconfiguration error" before - something to worry about?
> > (native X works fine)
> > 
> > No, just an extra couple of words that were added to those messages
> > to make them easier to spot (easier to grep for.)
> >
> > kre
> As kre says.  It was nearly impossible to spot what caused the
> aprint(9) error count to be incremented.  That made the "WARNING:
> %d error%s while detecting hardware; check system log.\n" message from
> config_finalize() very difficult diagnose in the cases where the error
> message isn't worded ominously enough???a not-uncommon occurrence.

Ah - I have often thought "what hardware errors?" I hadn't connected
the two. Maybe s/detecting/autoconfiguring/ - it sounds worse but the
pattern matching works better? Or just leave it, as you (and kre) have
applied clue instead...



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