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Date:      Thu, 3 Dec 2015 16:31:05 -0600
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: X won't start
Message-ID:  <CA+tpaK21cSbR+ytGyc3d4_FotUJY3WjSbOasgkfyVjUt00Y6Og@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20151203222137.GA1111@becker.bs.l>
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On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 4:21 PM, Bertram Scharpf <lists@bertram-scharpf.de>
wrote:

> 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.
>

 I believe broadwell is covered in the 3.8 update.

https://wiki.freebsd.org/Graphics/Update%20i915%20GPU%20driver%20to%20Linux%203.8

-- 
Adam



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