[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8 Release: Oh noes, for me it no goes (Intel no-3D = great success, very nice, I like)

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Feb 22 12:09:26 PST 2010

On 02/22/2010 15:03, Arthur Koziol wrote:
>> On 02/22/2010 14:15, Arthur Koziol wrote:
>>> Kris,
>>> Ok, I re-installed 8.0 Release and chose Intel (no-3D) and all works
>>> well sans FX of course. Do you want me to see what .xsessions-errors
>>> looks like in RC2 on a fresh install to do a comparison?
>>> Here's the output from the .xsession-errors file on 8.0 final (32-bit):
>> Well, that helps solve some of the issue, sounds like something broken
>> in the new intel DRI / xorg server 1.6.5.
>> On the freebsd-x11 mailing list, here's some of the open bugs they still
>> have, see several issues with intel driver listed:
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-x11/2010-February/009356.html
>> Funny thing is, the update makes my Intel Laptop perform 100% faster,
>> fixes some screen corruption issues I was seeing with the older stuff.
>> Sheesh, fix one, break the others :P
> Kris,
> Of course. But it's pretty well know the 2.7.1 drivers are terrible,
> especially on the 915 series that I have. I don't know if we'll see
> anything past 2.7.1 for some time because didn't a lot of DRM stuff get
> pulled out from the 2.8 driver onward for KMS in Linux? Until BSD gets
> KMS, I think we'll be stuck with 2.7.1. I wonder why it was ok RC2
> though. Can you tell me how to prevent iBus from starting up? I tried to
> figure it out myself but could not and I wanted to try something.
> Arthur

Sure! ibus startup is in /usr/local/etc/xdg/autostart/ as 
"ibus.desktop", remove that, and it'll be gone :)


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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