[HEADS UP] xorg version switch in CURRENT
ray at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 17 21:32:05 UTC 2013
On Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:12:05 -0600
Nathan Whitehorn <nwhitehorn at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 12/17/13 14:07, Steve Kargl 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'.
> You may not want it either. The radeon KMS driver, if loaded with
> newcons before X, replaces your console with snow (or at least it did
> the last time I tried it).
Nathan, on which h/w you did that test? 3 different systems with Intel
graphic works fine for me.
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Aleksandr Rybalko <ray at freebsd.org>
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