Intel i7-6700T aka Skylake Support

Allan Jude allanjude at
Sun May 1 02:02:13 UTC 2016

On 2016-04-30 19:45, Pete Wright 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.

I am not similarly afflicted, my laptop is Ivybridge so the i915 we have
works. However, I have heard of a reasonably large number of people
having success using xf86-video-scfb in combination with EFI to get
reasonable graphics performance, until the i915 updates catch up to
their hardware:

> I am using a USB dongle to workaround the wireless issue, and am running
> X using the VGA driver I believe.  The i915 driver does seem to work,
> but I do not believe the GPU is enabled by Xorg.  I am unable to get any
> audio out of the intel HD Audio card.
> If there is anything I can do as a user on my end to help get this
> hardware fully supported I'd be keen to help.  It's a nice desktop
> system which I'm hoping to use for the foreseeable future as my main
> workstation.
> The dmesg is available here:

Allan Jude

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