FreeBSD 9.1 Xorg 7.5.2 Intel GMA X3000
kob6558 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 04:23:26 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Paul Pathiakis <pathiaki2 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Of course I have to find something that MIGHT be the problem right after posting....
> It seems that several manufacturers now support switchable graphics adapters or adapter modes in the BIOS. If it isn't hardwired in the BIOS, you may actually probe them all (!!!)
> So, they may have dedicated integrated hardware, shared resource hardware, or even be allowed to use/see both... including VESA mode.
> (Just wonderful... It seems they may also allow different EDID info... No wonder X is getting confused... Heck, I'm confused...)
> I'll follow up on this asap, once I have the laptop back in my hands. If anyone has ANY insight beyond this "MIGHT be the problem", please do so.
Try building your kernel, libdrm, and x11-driverswith
WITH_NEW_XORG=YES and WITH_KMS=YES. Then delete your xorg.conf and
just start your desktop. In general, X no longer should need a config
file, though you may want a short one for local changes. To support
extra fonts from ports, mine looks like:
Note the lack of any Card, Monitor, Screen or other hardware specific
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: kob6558 at gmail.com
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