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Date:      Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:01:32 -0500
From:      Noah Palmer <>
To:        Pete Wright <>
Subject:   Re: Intel graphics not loading
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On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 12:57 PM Pete Wright <> wrote:

> On 2020-02-11 09:44, Noah Palmer wrote:
> > I cannot get the Intel graphics driver to load on my laptop. I have
> > "drm-kmod", and "xf86-video-intel" installed. I have 'kldlist="i915kms"'
> in
> > /etc/rc.conf. I am a member of the video group. I am on 12.1-STABLE. If I
> > try to boot normally the text is all garbled and unreadable. if I use
> "gop
> > set 4" in the bootloader, the screen properly loads at a lower
> resolution.
> > This computer uses UEFI, I am unable to turn it off. The system loads at
> > the proper resolution on 13.0-CURRENT. The i915kms is loaded into the
> > kernel. dmesg lists the graphics card as <VGA-compatible display>. This
> is
> > an NVIDIA Optimus laptop, but I don't think that makes a difference
> because
> > the intel card has control over the display.
> Hi, what is the Intel graphics adapter you are using on this system?  Do
> you happen to have the dmesg output from your system when it
> successfully loads the kernel module under CURRENT?  It also would be
> helpful if you could share your dmeseg buffer from 12.1-STABLE when it
> loads the drm-kmod module.
> Cheers,
> -pete
> --
> Pete Wright
> @nomadlogicLA
I should have been more clear with the 13-CURRENT thing, I haven't loaded
the intel driver yet just the framebuffer load correctly. The only thing
related to drm in dmesg is a message saying "drm loaded" late in the boot
process. According to linux the adaptor is "VGA compatible controller:
Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile)."

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