[PC-BSD Testing] Xorg unloads radeon module because KMS is enabled

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Jun 1 11:57:18 PDT 2012


On 05/31/2012 01:09, Mads Worsøe Duun wrote:
>
> Thanks Warner, but the problem here is not how to implement KMS,
> because I really don't care. The problem is, that the version of xorg
> used on the current PCBSD snapshots, tries to force KMS on my Radeon
> card, and then falls back to vesa.
>
> Mads
>

Have you discussed this with anybody on the FreeBSD xorg mailing list?

http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-x11/

This seems like something the xorg maintainers would be aware of, and
possibly have a work-around for.

> Den 30/05/2012 23.51 skrev "Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com
> <mailto:imp at bsdimp.com>>:
>
>
>     On May 30, 2012, at 3:07 PM, Mads Worsøe Duun wrote:
>>
>>     Still have the KMS problem with the new 20120524 snapshot.
>>
>     Right, but starting off a port of the DFBsd stuff would be a big
>     step backwards in the base support.  Having tried to do a quick
>     port of that in the past, and looking at kib's work, I'd say kib's
>     work is much more functional.  At best, you might be able to
>     cherry-pick some radeon support, but it would need some minor
>     reworking to cope with the differences between the two APIs.
>
>     Warner
>>
>>     Mads
>>
>>     Den 24/05/2012 22.12 skrev "Mads Worsøe Duun" <mads at worsoe.dk
>>     <mailto:mads at worsoe.dk>>:
>>
>>         > Short answer is: no, not really.  The DFBSD work is
>>         interesting, but incomplete.  A much more complete set of
>>         patches is being circulated and integrated into FreeBSD by kib at .
>>         >
>>         > Warner
>>
>>         I know the patches from kip@, but as fare I know it's Intel
>>         GEM only, and won't help much for eg. Radeon HD, as it needs
>>         TTM. My problem with the PCBSD 20120505 snapshot is, that it
>>         trys to enable KMS for my Radeon HD 2600 PRO card, and falls
>>         back to vesa, even if I try to generate my own xorg.conf file.
>>
>>         Mads Worsøe Duun
>>
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