On Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:01:41 -0800 "Chris H" <bsd-li...@bsdforge.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:22:06 +0100 Jean-Sebastien Pedron > <jean-sebastien.ped...@dumbbell.fr> wrote > > > Hello! > > > > As announced a week ago, vt(4) is now the default console driver in > > 11-CURRENT as of r274085. > > > > You may have to update your console settings in /etc/rc.conf. During > > boot, /etc/rc.d/syscons will indicate what you need to do. > > > > The original HEADS UP mentioned several known issues. Among them, the > > following were fixed: > > > > o A video mode can be selected using the following tunable in > > /boot/loader.conf: > > kern.vt.fb.default_mode="1024x768" > > > > This only works when using a KMS video driver. It's not > > supported by the VGA backend. See vt(4) man page for further > > documentation. > > > > o The keyboard was not working when kbdmux(4) was disabled. This > > is fixed. > > > > o After loading a KMS driver, the text cursor was in the middle of > > the kernel messages. The problem was that the cursor position was > > not updated after the change in window size. This is fixed. > > > > Up-to-date information can be found on the wiki page: > > https://wiki.freebsd.org/Newcons > > > > If you want to keep using syscons(4), you can add the following line to > > /boot/loader.conf: > > kern.vty=sc > > > > Thank you to everyone who tested and reported problems! Please continue > > to do so, especially if you find the need to go back to syscons. > > No. Thank _you_! :) > > I was unable to determine from the wiki. But do all these wonderful > new features also work with the nVidia blob, under vt(4)? > I'm currently building a new 11-CURRENT from the 10-26 iso, as I write > this, and was wondering if the graphics mode at higher resolutions was > now possible using the nVidia blob. > No, video mode won't work with the nVidia blob. That requires a KMS (in-kernel) driver. -- Gary Jennejohn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"