[PC-BSD Testing] Alpha 10152009 Up!

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Sat Oct 17 17:12:15 PDT 2009


Arthur wrote:
> Quick note about the new alpha. On my home machine I have spare SATA 
> I drive that I used to play with and I found that when booting for 
> the first time it chose the 185.xx NVidia driver to try and run my 
> AGP 5600 but every time I accepted it and the resolution, it failed 
> and went into a shutdown/reboot. Selecting the 173.xx driver was 
> ultimately what I had to do to get it to run. Just a heads up that 
> the VGA driver auto-detecting might not be 100% there.
>
> Arthur
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Wowww a 5600, that is like REALLY old!

I suppose one could modify the auto-detection to probe for vgaX devs and 
based on some table...txt file decide on which driver to use.


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