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Date:      Thu, 3 Dec 2015 13:42:25 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Bertram Scharpf <lists@bertram-scharpf.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: X won't start
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.20.1512031338070.24164@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20151203174008.GA98937@becker.bs.l>
References:  <20151203174008.GA98937@becker.bs.l>

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On Thu, 3 Dec 2015, Bertram Scharpf wrote:

> First I tried to generate an xorg.conf file. This ended in
> an error message:
>
>  # X -configure
>  [...]
>  (++) Using config file: "/root/xorg.conf.new"
>  (==) Using system config directory "/usr/local/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
>  Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices.
>    Configuration failed.
>  (EE) Server terminated with error (2). Closing log file.
>
> The file "xorg.conf.new" was still written. It contains a
> section:
>
>  Section "Device"
>      Identifier  "Card0"
>      Driver      "intel"
>      BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"
>  EndSection
>
> I compare that with the output of this command:
>
>  # pciconf -lv | grep -A 4 vga
>  vgapci0@pci0:0:2:0:     class=0x030000 card=0x803a103c chip=0x16068086 rev=0x08 hdr=0x00
>      vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
>      device     = 'Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics'
>      class      = display
>      subclass   = VGA
>
> Looks good, doesn't it? Besides that, Linux on the same
> machine uses the "intel" driver successfully.

Broadwell is not yet supported by the intel driver version in FreeBSD. 
At present, vesa must be used.



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