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

LHT. Quốc thuongquoc at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 07:28:00 PDT 2011


Yes. The BIOS version is current. I downloaded and installed the
newest BIOS update from ASUS.

2011/7/6 Arthur <A-Koziol at neiu.edu>:
> 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>:
>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
>>>
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