[HEADS UP] xorg version switch in CURRENT

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Tue Dec 17 20:08:03 UTC 2013


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:20:53PM +0100, Niclas Zeising wrote:
>
> To get VT switching when using KMS drivers (ATI, Intel) please use
> newcons: https://wiki.freebsd.org/Newcons or if that is not possible,
> force the use of the vesa driver for xorg.
> 

It appears that newcons is unusable with a static kernel.
Adding 'device drm2' and 'device i915kms' to my kernel
config results in a quick death to 'make buldkernel'.

-- 
Steve


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