Will installing a separate graphics card restore normal graphics ?

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com
Wed Aug 10 08:40:50 UTC 2016


On Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:23:41 +0000
Manish Jain <bourne.identity at hotmail.com> wrote:

> The X server under FreeBSD is not giving normal graphics with my new
> AMD A6-6400K processor + Asus A68HM motherboard with onboard ATI
> Radeon 8470 graphics. A lot of the text of Gnome's Applications menu
> list  is missing and strange streaks appear at a few places on the
> screen.
> Would it help if I were to install a separate graphics card ? I have
> no idea whether it is possible to disable the onboard graphics
> adapter, but if that is possible, I can try using a dedicated VGA
> card.
I use the vesa driver for some machines. Did you try this one?


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