[HEADS UP] xorg version switch in CURRENT

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 17 20:15:34 UTC 2013


I'm rapidly wondering if building this way should become unsupported. Too
muxh unknown stuff is needed at startup and wed have to load all firmware
bits to make it remotely work.
On Dec 17, 2013 2:08 PM, "Steve Kargl" <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu>
wrote:

> 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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