Fw: Deignoring ports/x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel29

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Oct 25 14:45:39 UTC 2010

"Jaap Boender" <jaapb at kerguelen.org> wrote:

>On Saturday 23 October 2010 17:05:46 Andrey Kosachenko wrote:
>> On 23.10.2010 18:04, Andrey Kosachenko wrote:
>> Tried legacy driver in question here (against ironlake chip): it is
>> compiled/installed. However as soon as X starts blank screen appears
>> seems only reboot allows to get laptop functional. I.e. there is no
>> to kill X or to switch to another console (though machine is
>> via network connection). Even after logging in remotely and killing X
>> screen remains blank. Turning DRI off (Option DRI "false", commenting
>> out dri, dri2, glx) didn't help. There is nothing suspicious in logs.
>I can confirm this, my Ironlake does the same thing.
>  Jaap
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Ditto here. The driver seems rather broken and the original author doesn't plan on fixing it. We are probably stuck until we get some form of GEM into the kernel. 

Kris Moore 
PC-BSD / iXsystems 

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