On Sat, Jan 14, 2017 at 4:43 AM, David Chisnall <thera...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 13 Jan 2017, at 01:00, Ernie Luzar <luzar...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> VT should have had better testing before becoming the default in 11.0.
> The choice was VT or no acceleration in X11, because all of the new DRI
> drivers depend on KMS, which requires VT. We only got VT in a useable state
> (and therefore useable accelerated X11 for most of the 10.x series) because
> the Foundation funded the work. More contributions to VT are always welcome,
> but the choice was not between VT or something better tested, it was between
> VT and black screens.
I should add, BTW, that on my Haswell desktop, the only place where I
care about graphics, vt(4) works great. It works better than Linux
did on the same hardware. It also uses a DVI monitor, so there are no
issues with the borders.
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