Solaris 8 (Intel Platform Edition) Device Configuration Guide

Configuring Video Display Devices, Monitors, Keyboards, and Pointing Devices

The kdmconfig program attempts to identify and configure the hardware devices required for running the Common Desktop Environment (CDE) or other windowing system. These devices include the video controller, monitor, keyboard, and pointing device. kdmconfig is automatically run during system startup and if it detects that any of the required hardware has changed, it gives you the chance to test or change the new configuration. kdmconfig can also be run from the command line.

After all the required devices have been specified, kdmconfig lets you test the configuration by putting up a simple test display. Click Yes to accept the current configuration; otherwise, click No or press any key to reconfigure.

kdmconfig might not be able to properly identify some supported hardware devices. In these instances, use kdmconfig to manually specify the devices.