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Date:      Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:41:57 -0800
From:      Carl Johnson <carlj@peak.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: CURRENT: Intel Haswell KMS support?
Message-ID:  <877fwznqwa.fsf@elk.localnet>
In-Reply-To: <87d26ro8jn.fsf@elk.localnet> (Carl Johnson's message of "Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:20:44 -0800")
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Carl Johnson <carlj@peak.org> writes:

> Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> writes:
>
>> On Tue, 6 Jan 2015, Gregory Orange wrote:
>>
>>> On 05/01/15 23:07, Warren Block wrote:
>>>> There is also hw.vga.textmode=1, which causes vt to remain in
>>>> text mode until a switch to graphics is made, like starting X.  This can
>>>> make booting faster, mostly due to text scrolling.
>>>
>>> sysctl -a doesn't show this setting - is there a way to confirm this
>>> is in place?
>>
>> Other than looking for that entry in /boot/loader.conf, not that I know.
>
> You can type 'kenv hw.vga.textmode' to see the current value.  You can
> also change it, but I don't know if that changes anything after boot.
> Some kenv values seem to be in sysctl, but I don't understand the
> relationship.

I just noticed that I sent this to Warren instead of to the list.  Sorry
about that Warren.

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Carl Johnson		carlj@peak.org




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