drm-kmod on a ThinkPad T550

Mateusz Piotrowski 0mp at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 25 11:00:33 UTC 2020

On 3/25/20 11:26 AM, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 25/03/2020 07:50, Ruben Schade wrote:
>> I bought myself a second-hand Broadwell ThinkPad T550 for my birthday!
>> Everything else works well out of the box with amd64 12.1-RELEASE, but I
>> can't get drm-kmod working.
>>> # sysrc kld_load="/boot/modules/i915kms.ko"
> sysrc sets variables in /etc/rc.conf. IIRC the module needs to be loaded
> at boot time so you need to edit /boot/loader.conf.
It is not be necessary to load this driver via loader.conf(5) as far as 
I know. I always load it via rc.conf(5) and it works just fine.

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