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

Mads Worsøe Duun mads at worsoe.dk
Wed May 30 22:09:35 PDT 2012


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
Den 30/05/2012 23.51 skrev "Warner Losh" <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>:
>
>> > 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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