Setting up Wayland on FreeBSD

Ashish SHUKLA ashish at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jul 24 10:56:24 UTC 2020


On 7/24/20 3:35 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 3:02 PM Lonnie Cumberland <lonnie at outstep.com
> <mailto:lonnie at outstep.com>> wrote:
> 
>     [backend/backend.c:304] Failed to open any DRM device
> 
>     I do have a GPU on this system, not a good one, but still do have one:
> 
>     GK107 GeForce GT 740
> 
> 
> nVidia cards don't work with the built in drm port you will need to use
> x11/nvidia-driver only problem in your use case is it drags in a good
> amount of xorg with it (not just wayland)... it does support wayland
> contrary to some misinformation out there though (I am using a GT 710
> with it just fine... you might need to use driver version 390 not the
> latest though.

That's news to me. Which compositor are you using though, if you don't
mind me asking ?


Thanks!
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