emulate a Xorg configuration of GNU/Linux (Fedora 21) on FreeBSD

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 6 02:16:06 UTC 2015

... yes, the OP has something that the freebsd dri code currently
doesn't yet support. I don't think the VESA output stuff has output
control, so it won't work.


On 5 January 2015 at 18:10, Gregory Orange
<gregory.orange at calorieking.com> wrote:
> On 05/01/15 23:48, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Jan 2015, Xavier Freebsd Questio via freebsd-questions wrote:
>>>>> I have a laptop with an Intel graphics card,
>>>> Which one, specifically?  What is the laptop model number, and
>>> exactly
>>>> which Intel graphics does it have?
>>> My 'pciconf -vl' output: http://pastebin.com/qr4aGyS5
>> As Polytropon pointed out, it is a "Valley View Gen7" GPU, apparently a
>> successor to Bay Trail.  Whether the FreeBSD version of the X intel
>> driver supports that yet, I don't know.
> I had good response on Freenode IRC at #intel-gfx when asking about my
> details. Here's how I got the relevant info (device is "Haswell-ULT
> Integrated Graphics Controller" in a new Core i3):
> # pciconf -l pci0:0:2:0 | grep vgapci0
> vgapci0 at pci0:0:2:0:     class=0x030000 card=0x20548086 chip=0x0a168086
> rev=0x09 hdr=0x00
> bwidawks on #intel-gfx gave me http://sprunge.us/DNbF
> From chip=... I extracted 0a16
> $ curl http://sprunge.us/DNbF | grep -i 0a16
> CHIPSET(0x0A16, hsw_gt2, "Intel(R) Haswell Mobile")
> Riastradh and bwidawks said that meant the required driver support is for
> GT2, which is not listed at intel(4x) right now, implying there is not yet
> support for it. I'm therefore using the vesa driver.
> HTH,
> Greg.
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