Improve resolution from 640x480 on 32 bit laptop with FreeBSD 13-RELEASE

Graham Perrin grahamperrin at
Thu Apr 29 02:15:35 UTC 2021

On 28/04/2021 23:22, Rocky Hotas wrote:

>> For your use of FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE, drm-kmod should have installed
>> drm-fbsd13-kmod
>> Try removing drm-kmod, then reinstall. What exactly happens?
> … I installed manually drm-fbsd13-kmod …

For drm-kmod to _not_ automatically install drm-fbsd13-kmod smells like 
a bug. Aim for:


First, please check that versions are equal for your kernel and userland:

freebsd-version -kru

>>> For older systems, there was a package `drm-legacy-kmod', but it
>>> has been moved to `drm-kmod' itself on 2020-12-31, as stated in
>>> (`Port Moves').
>> <>
> Sorry, I can't understand what you would like to mention.

Sorry, I was wrong to link to comment 3 of that bug. It relates to the 
package message for drm-fbsd12.0-kmod, which wrongly describes use of 

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