Am Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:24:40 -0400 Kris Moore <k...@pcbsd.org> schrieb:
> 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. > ... as I said - VESA is unwilling to cooperate at higher resolutions, so I do not have any comparison parameters fro the specific single hardware. VESA was slow in the past - compared to the nVidia BLOB or the X11 AMD HD 48XX drivers.
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