On 09/17/2015 11:19, O. Hartmann wrote: > Am Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:02:07 -0400 > Kris Moore <k...@pcbsd.org> schrieb: > >> On 09/17/2015 09:48, Matthias Apitz wrote: >>> El día Thursday, September 17, 2015 a las 10:41:43PM +0900, Lundberg, >>> Johannes >>> escribió: >>> >>>> Same here. I would personally definitely buy new hardware from Intel if >>>> FreeBSD worked on it (not vesa...) >>>> ... >>> What dow you have against vesa? I run CURRENT on some Acer C720 >>> Chromebooks with Haswell chipset in Vesa mode. And you will not note it. >>> I have never ever had such a fast desktop (KDE4) before. I can live fine >>> with Vesa until Haswell suport is there. >>> >>> matthias >> BTW, have you tried the xf86-video-scfb driver? It works much better >> than vesa here. The only catch is you have to be booted UEFI with CSM >> disabled. Using it on my X1 Carbon, gets 3k resolution properly and >> everything. Thanks to Glen Barber for bringing that to my attention. >> > Running that specific driver on several Lenovo HD4600 driven models gives me > headaches > and more. This software-framebuffer works - yes, on whatever resolution you > might wish, > but it consumes CPU time. That said, I recall that the display was jumpy, > slow and > unresponsive when used under heavy load - not even 3k resolution, but with a > moderate > lowend of 1980x1080.
Interesting, that's been the opposite of my experience here. Vesa was much slower / using more CPU time and didn't give me the native resolution. Switching to scfb made the laptop "usable" for me, at least until we get a proper Intel driver that does Broadwell. -- Kris Moore PC-BSD Software / iXsystems Enterprise Storage & Servers Driven By Open Source _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"