[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 12:27:06 PST 2010


On 02/22/2010 15:23, Arthur Koziol wrote:
> On 02/22/2010 2:09 PM, Kris Moore wrote:
>> 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,
>
> Guess what? I removed iBus from startup, re-ran Display Wiz and am
> currently running Intel-3D with no desktop lockout. Everything works for
> now. I am going to let it run for a while and see what happens. Try some
> apps and reboot a few more times to see if it stays the way it is. For
> me, that kind of confirms what I thought originally a bit: iBus in 8.0
> final doesn't like Intel 3D on the i915. If anything happens I'll follow up.
>
> Arthur

? I didn't even consider that as a remote possibility at first, because 
iBus is keyboard input stuff, not sure how / why it would mess up video 
display... Alexander, any thoughts on this? You probably know more about 
iBus than me :P

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Kris Moore
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