Support for the intel Ironlake Mobile Graphics Chipset
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Wed Oct 13 20:58:32 UTC 2010
Quoth doug at safeport.com on Wednesday, 13 October 2010:
> It appears (hopefully) that support for this may appear in FreeBSD 9. I
> infer that some kernel support for DRM involves kernel support
> (http://wiki.freebsd.org/DriDrivers) if so I think thats really too bad as
> all the ~400 pieces of Xorg which develop at their own pace makes this a
> hard (or at least delicate) process for the kernel team to support Xorg.
> Anyway this chip is sorta supported by the vesa driver with apparently the
> only resolutions supported being 1024x768 and 800x600. That really too bad
> (for me) as the video I have supports 1600x900, 1440x900, 1366x768,
> 1360x768, 1280x800, 1280x768, and 1280x720.
> My questions: is this the correct list to seek help on; and, is there any
> way to configure the vesa driver to support any other resolution. I do not
> need DRM or anything other than a better screen resolution.
> Douglas Denault
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I hope you're right, I'd like to get this support as soon as possible.
I haven't found a way to get beyond 1024x768 on vesa, or to get any other
driver to work. I'm looking for 1600x900 on my ASUS K72F with Intel
Integrated HD graphics.
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