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Date:      Thu, 3 Dec 2015 18:55:36 -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.2.20.1512031854180.5210@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <20151203222137.GA1111@becker.bs.l>
References:  <20151203174008.GA98937@becker.bs.l> <alpine.BSF.2.20.1512031338070.24164@wonkity.com> <20151203222137.GA1111@becker.bs.l>

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On Thu, 3 Dec 2015, Bertram Scharpf 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.

Work is going on right now.  The freebsd-x11 mailing list is the place 
to look: http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-x11




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