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gnn at neville-neil.com
Sat Oct 21 12:30:54 EDT 2017
On 20 Oct 2017, at 22:19, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 04:21:18AM +0000, fire crow wrote:
>> Hi thanks for the tips, 12.0 current from the svn head and
>> drm-next-kmod > from ports didnt load up when vt initialized on boot.
>> Im currently looking > at the vesa kmod, getting this error that im
>> trying to work out. > > $ kldload vesa > module_register_init:
>> MOD_LOAD (vesa, 0x< f and numbers>, 0) error 19 >
>> sysctl_unregister_oid: failed to unregister sysctl I have a page, by
>> now probably outdated (and I've been really ill, so no time or energy
>> to follow up But it seems as as if the docs wound up in 5 different
>> places and are inconsistent these days. Eventually, using
>> http://srobb.net/freebsdintel.html got me having a so so Intel
>> integrated card experience. Not as good as Linux. For example, if I
> got out of X after it started, I would have to ssh in a reboot to get
> access again, that sort of thing.
> Same issues with Intel wireless dual band cards, 50MBS speeds on LAN
> Linux, 2 MB on BSD. (This is mentioned at some places in man pages)
> I have not had health to follow up on this for about a month though,
> maybe it's improved. However from what I've seen, FreeBSD, and even
> OpenBSD, are requiring more time, energy and research to use as a
> nice laptop.
> Conversely, my desktops, (NVidas) are just about as good with FreeBSD.
> But even 2-3 year old laptops give me problems.
> Then again, I don't know how much we give up in blobs and the like to
> the Linux stuff to work easily. I haven't tried any Atheros cards, and
> won't have a chance to for awhile,but as far as wireless Intel, the
> band stuff for iwm isn't working well.
> If this sounds as trollish and awful as it may look to me, apologies.
> Again, long period of illness right now and sometimes overly
> But for a laptop in a NOC to get into a server, Free/OpenBSD will be
> For a smooth scrollin', web browsin', fast graphic thing, might be
> off saving that for your workstation. (With NVidia)
> There are lots of threads on the Intel stuff on forums.
> Some folks got things to work. One person feels the problem is that
> FreeBSD developers use Mac but OpenBSD people do it right. But, if you
> lucky you may find someone with similar hardware who solved your
FreeBSD HEAD + X11 and WiFi just works on my X270. See my updates on
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