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

Arthur A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Jul 6 04:50:43 PDT 2011


Is the BIOS current? If not, have you tried to update it?

Arthur

> I believe it is not because Optimus on my laptop is automatic.
>
> 2011/7/6 Yuri Momotiuk<yurkis at gmail.com>:
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>> 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>
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>>> 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>:
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>>>> On 07/03/2011 08:10, LHT. Quốc wrote:
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>>>>> 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?
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>>>> 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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