Intel i7-6700T aka Skylake Support

Pete Wright pete at
Sun May 1 01:29:11 UTC 2016

On 04/30/16 17:49, K. Macy wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 4:45 PM, Pete Wright <pete at> wrote:
>> I recently acquired a Lenovo M900 Tiny desktop system which comes with an
>> intel i7-6700T Skylate CPU and Intel HD 530 graphics processor.  I am
>> successfully running 11-CURRENT via EFI but have three devices which I am
>> unable to fully utilize on current as of r298768:
>> 1) On board Wireless reported as 'Intel Wireless 8260'
>> 2) Audio reported as 'Sunrise Point-H HD Audio'
>> 3) Accelerated graphics.
> 1 & 2 I can't help you with, although 2 may become easier as a side
> effect of my current work.
> I've imported DRM and i915 from 4.6-rc5 and am extending the linuxkpi
> to support both with minimal changes with respect to upstream. This
> update will provide support up through the unreleased Kaby Lake
> processors.
> Left to my own devices I anticipate having something out for test in
> no sooner than 2 weeks or so, as this is just a side project. I'd
> welcome assistance plugging the holes in linuxkpi and subsequent
> debugging.
> I can frequently be found on Efnet on #freebsd-xorg.

Thanks for getting back to me on this!  I'll try to sync up with you on 
efnet in a bit.  I'm def game to help with debugging/testing - I'm 
afraid my C programming foo is weak but hopefully I can be useful.

i also just setup this system to generate base packages via this wiki:

i can make the resulting artifacts publicly available for wider testing 
as well if there is interest.


Pete Wright
pete at

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