[HEADS UP] xorg version switch in CURRENT

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Dec 23 19:44:16 UTC 2013

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:15:33 pm Adrian Chadd wrote:
> 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.

The Intel driver (i915kms) does not need firmware bits.  Radeon does, but
those could be statically compiled in for people who want this.  The drivers
should be fixed.  They never worked with syscons because syscons didn't work
once KMS was enabled, but they should be able to work with newcons.

John Baldwin

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