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

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Jul 6 09:33:54 PDT 2011


Did you try asking ASUS about it? Any forums?

Arthur

> 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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