Intel EMGD driver on FreeBSD?

Luke Dean LukeD at
Thu Dec 29 17:23:13 UTC 2011

On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, Mark Felder wrote:

> Are you sure that the problem isn't just that the current releases of FreeBSD 
> don't have GEM/KMS support which the newer Intel drivers require? I'm running 
> a test build on my Google CR48 and have OpenGL acceleration without any major 
> hiccups except not being able to get back to a console after starting X.
> Test here:
> I converted the image into full install on my hard drive.
> More details here:

Thank you for the reply.

I've been unable to lay hands on a USB drive big enough to hold that 
entire image, so I can't easily test with it.

>From what I'm finding on the web, your Google CR48 is probably an Intel 
GMA 3150, which looks like it's covered by the normal open source Intel 
driver even though it's not explicitly listed on the manpage.

I think my GMA 500 is a different situation.  I'm pessimistic.

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