[HEADS UP] xorg version switch in CURRENT

Aleksandr Rybalko ray at ddteam.net
Tue Dec 17 23:29:32 UTC 2013

On 18.12.2013 01:27, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> On 12/17/13 15:32, Aleksandr Rybalko wrote:
>> 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.
> This is on the following graphics card on amd64:
> vgapci0 at pci0:3:0:0:     class=0x030000 card=0x10022f43 chip=0x95cc1002
> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>     vendor     = 'Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI'
>     device     = 'RV620 [ATI FireGL V3700]'
> I'll run the test again today or tomorrow and see if it still happens.
> -Nathan
Please do.


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