Re: Intel Haswell support - Any updates?

From: Kris Moore <>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:02:07 -0400
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.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software / iXsystems
Enterprise Storage & Servers Driven By Open Source
Received on Thu Sep 17 2015 - 13:02:10 UTC

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