[PC-BSD Testing] Can I try PC-BSD 9 (20110701) on my Optimus laptop (ASUS A42Jc) now?

Yuri Momotiuk yurkis at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 02:09:47 PDT 2011


Is it possible to force usnig nVidia adapter in BIOS setup? I'll try at my
Samsung SF510 (I just bought it).

2011/7/6 LHT. Quốc <thuongquoc at gmail.com>

> I tried several times but it couldn't boot in VESA mode. I'm sure that.
>
> 2011/7/5 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>:
> > On 07/03/2011 08:10, LHT. Quốc wrote:
> >>
> >> I tried the previous beta but It couldn't boot because of the graphic
> >> drivers.
> >> Kris Moore said "The current Intel chipsets don't work with our Intel
> >> xorg driver, and often just hang when trying to init."
> >> So is my problem fixed?
> >
> > The GEM / KMS code which is needed for your intel driver is NOT in 9 yet,
> > and not sure when it will be. The only other option is to run it in VESA
> > mode until that driver is working. Can you test / confirm if VESA is
> working
> > with the snapshot on your system? You can select vesa mode at the
> > boot-splash screen, option 7 I believe.
> >
>


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Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
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