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Date:      Thu, 3 Dec 2015 23:21:37 +0100
From:      Bertram Scharpf <lists@bertram-scharpf.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: X won't start
Message-ID:  <20151203222137.GA1111@becker.bs.l>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.20.1512031338070.24164@wonkity.com>
References:  <20151203174008.GA98937@becker.bs.l> <alpine.BSF.2.20.1512031338070.24164@wonkity.com>

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On Thursday, 03. Dec 2015, 13:42:25 -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Dec 2015, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> >
> >  Section "Device"
> >      Identifier  "Card0"
> >      Driver      "intel"
> >      BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"
> >  EndSection
> >
> >  # 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.

Arrgh! That hurts. It is already the second built-in device
that is not supported. (The other one is the RTL8723BE
wirelass card.)

What does "not yet"/"at present" mean? Is there currently
work on it? I would not mind to contribute, not least
because I now own an excellent testing environment.

Bertram


-- 
Bertram Scharpf
Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany
http://www.bertram-scharpf.de



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