haswell supported? (dell latitude 3340)

Arthur Chance freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Fri Apr 24 15:08:22 UTC 2015

On 24/04/2015 15:32, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
>>From guru at unixarea.de Fri Apr 24 09:20:55 2015
>> El día Friday, April 24, 2015 a las 09:03:14AM +0100, Anton Shterenlikht escribió:
>>>> My desktop has a Haswell CPU, and I use the vesa driver for now (with
>>>> the VT system). I can get 2560x1440 resolution out of it with no
>>>> problem, and as I don't do anything that needs advanced graphics it's
>>>> good enough for my purposes.
>>> Yes, I did the same.
>>> Ideally I want to attch an hdmi monitor to
>>> this laptop, because the laptop's screen is small.
>>> But I guess vesa driver does not support this?
>>> At so far I haven't succeded.
>> I run vesa on an Acer C720 Chromebook with 11-CURRENT too; HDMI worked
>> out of the box.
>> 	matthias
> Mattias, thanks for this.
> My hdmi monitor thinks there's no signal
> coming from the laptop. Is HDMI support
> related to the graphics card at all?

Isn't the switching between internal/external/both displays on laptops 
usually handled by the BIOS? Have you tried whichever Fn+F<N> keypress 
is supposed to work for this?

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