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Date:      Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:33:46 +0800
From:      Gregory Orange <gregory.orange@calorieking.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: CURRENT: Intel Haswell KMS support?
Message-ID:  <54A9F80A.2010507@calorieking.com>
In-Reply-To: <54A52D47.10306@qeng-ho.org>
References:  <20141231203011.51831755.ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de> <20141231200235.GA3957@unixarea.DDR.dd> <20141231214835.0f46afc4.ohartman@zedat.fu-berlin.de> <54A52D47.10306@qeng-ho.org>

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Hi Arthur,

On 01/01/15 19:19, Arthur Chance wrote:
> This is being written on a machine with an Intel i7-4790K CPU (Devil's
> Canyon, i.e. Haswell) and a Dell U2711 2560x1440 monitor. The X VESA
> driver works fine for me at native resolution. OK, I'm not a gamer and I
> don't do anything that needs fast 3D, but it works well enough that my
> first thought after reading the original post was "Haswell graphics
> aren't supported???" because I'd completely forgotten I was using the
> VESA driver. Using a vt console rather than sc I have no problem
> dropping out of X back into console mode either.

I think this is the problem I'm facing - can you clarify and assist if 
possible? I have a Haswell i3 which runs X fine with vesa, but when I 
quit X, the machine crashes hard and requires holding the power button.

Cheers,
Greg.



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