On 9/17/15, Michael Gmelin <gre...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 17 Sep 2015, at 20:23, Russell L. Carter <rcar...@pinyon.org> wrote:
>>> On 09/17/15 10:40, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>>> El dÃa Thursday, September 17, 2015 a las 11:02:07AM -0400, Kris Moore
>>>> On 09/17/2015 09:48, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>>>>> El dÃa Thursday, September 17, 2015 a las 10:41:43PM +0900, Lundberg,
>>>>> Johannes escribiÃ³:
>>>>>> Same here. I would personally definitely buy new hardware from Intel
>>>>>> 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
>>>>> I have never ever had such a fast desktop (KDE4) before. I can live
>>>>> with Vesa until Haswell suport is there.
>>>> 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.
>>> The Chromebook Acer C720 does not has UEFI; it runs Coreboot with
>>> SeaBIOS as payload.
>>> The Xorg runs fine without any xorg.conf file, just detects the video as
>>> Vesa with 1366x768 resolution, the max of the 11" screen of this
>> Do you have 802.11n and hibernate working on that c720? I put linux on
>> mine for that reason. Although despite immense efforts I can't get
>> the trackpad to be detected. I tried bringing up 10.2 on it but
>> couldn't get it to boot. These things are just awesome. 4G memory
>> + i3 + 6hr battery for $240 delivered.
> It's all in CURRENT, see http://blog.grem.de/pages/c720.html.
> Brightness control is done through graphics/intel-backlight (should work on
> other Intel GPUs as well). Auto-brightness control works as well (using the
> new isl driver).
Wow! Thank you very much for this info!
> HDMI works in VESA mode (mirrors the internal display). It suspends but
> won't resume, probably due to video, I was never able to really figure that
> one out. Tried an early version of 915i about half a year ago with limited
> success, will try again at/after EuroBSDCon.
> There are a couple of people who helped me testing and most of them seem
> quite happy with the results (no suspend/resume being the only real caveat).
> - Michael
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