Does FreeBSD support OpenGL 3.3?

Jean-Sébastien Pédron jean-sebastien.pedron at
Fri Jan 15 07:58:14 UTC 2016

On 15/01/2016 08:31, Eax Melanhovich wrote:
> Hello, all


> Does anybody know if FreeBSD support OpenGL >= 3.3 at all? Sadly I
> didn't manage to find a direct answer on this on wiki or handbook. If it
> does do I need to build/install any additional drivers? In particular
> I'm having problems with Intel HD Graphics 4000 and FreeBSD 10.2. 

Yes, FreeBSD supports OpenGL 3.3 on most GPUs. I believe yours included.
You can query the greatest supported version with glxinfo:

$ glxinfo | grep '^OpenGL core profile version'
OpenGL core profile version string: 3.3 (Core Profile) Mesa 11.1.1

Later versions are not supported because of the old age of our kernel

Jean-Sébastien Pédron

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