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Date:      Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:31:20 -0500
From:      Noah Palmer <noahpalmerversion1@gmail.com>
To:        Pete Wright <pete@nomadlogic.org>
Cc:        =?UTF-8?Q?Trond_Endrest=C3=B8l?= <trond.endrestol@ximalas.info>,  freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Intel graphics not loading
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On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 2:28 PM Pete Wright <pete@nomadlogic.org> wrote:

>
>
> On 2020-02-11 11:22, Trond Endrest=C3=B8l wrote:
> > On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:01-0500, Noah Palmer wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 12:57 PM Pete Wright <pete@nomadlogic.org>
> 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=3D"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 us=
e
> >>> "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 load=
s
> at
> >>>> the proper resolution on 13.0-CURRENT. The i915kms is loaded into th=
e
> >>>> 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 i=
t
> >>> loads the drm-kmod module.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> -pete
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Pete Wright
> >>> pete@nomadlogic.org
> >>> @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 thi=
ng
> >> 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)."
> >  From my experience, we must specify absolute pathnames and ensure the
> > correct drm.ko is loaded prior to any GPU specific module:
> >
> > kldlist=3D"/boot/modules/drm.ko /boot/modules/i915kms.ko"
> I would second this as well, I have an intel kabylake system with the HD
> Graphics 630 GPU and use this kldlist line in rc.conf:
>
> kld_list=3D"/boot/modules/i915kms.ko"
>
> this system also boots via UEFI.  if this doesn't work might be helpful
> to post the full dmesg so people on the list can take a look.
>
> -pete
>
>
> --
> Pete Wright
> pete@nomadlogic.org
> @nomadlogicLA
>
>
That worked, thank you.


--=20
Noah Palmer



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