1. charlie137

    Fn F5/F6 stopped working (ASUS)

    Upgraded to 14 last year with no issues, but recent pkg upgrades breaks brightness buttons on ASUS UX461(F). kbl_dmc_ver1_04.bin: could not load firmware image, error 2 i915_kbl_dmc_ver1_04.bin: could not load firmware image, error 2 Keyboard backlight buttons are working but: ACPI Error...
  2. U

    Need to Add a Network Driver to FreeBSD, how?

    I have a network card that is missing a driver in FreeBSD. From looking around what I need is in various stages of completion, and I can see some folks have gotten it working. Can someone share this driver with me, and how to get it installed? The thread below was 2 days ago. Or otherwise...
  3. Sayo Nara

    Motherboard compatibility.

    Hi, forum. I have the ASUS M5A78L-M LX3 motherboard, and I wonder if it'll work fine with freeBSD.
  4. charlie137

    Asus UX461 - No sound

    Can't get the sound working on this Asus machine (hdac/realtek alc294) - dsp devices are busy but nothing is active in fstat user/root output (besides sndio sometimes). osstest (with virtual_oss): Sound subsystem and version: FreeBSD native OSS ABI 1301000 (0x00040000) Platform: FreeBSD/amd64...
  5. X

    Asus RGB keyboard backlight

    Hi, all Does anyone know to control RGB light on Asus Tuf 15 laptop keyboard. I tried with acpi_asus_wmi_load="YES" but that seems it is not helping in anything. Maybe I don't know how to use them. uname -a FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE #0 releng/13.0-n244733-ea31abc261f: Fri Apr...
  6. HD Scania

    How long a major upgrade takes from previous STABLE to most recent STABLE?

    It’s assumed that I have AMD Ryzen 7 4800 series and 32GB RAM, and from 12-STABLE to 13-STABLE currently. Will also be useful for the next major -STABLE, i.e. from 13-STABLE to 14-STABLE Asus M712 with AMD Ryzen 7 5800U/5700U, MSi Alpha 17 with Ryzen 7 4800U, and VAIO E15 with Ryzen 7 3700U, are...

    Asus E203N - No Audio

    Hello, I have an Asus E203N which doesn't support the Trackpad, 802.11ac, and audio in FreeBSD 12.0 p10. I was able to compile ig4, acpi_iichid, iichid support into the kernel with a patch to get the Trackpad working (would like to get evdev support working). I have an external rtwn device...
  8. T

    Installing on Asus laptop

    So I got a new laptop, and I thought I'd install FreeBSD on it like I did with my old one. Dual booting with Windows. But it seems this hardware probably won't work well with FreeBSD. It has Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter (with wi-fi and Bluetooth), Intel HD Graphics 620...
  9. B

    Solved ASUS reboot issue

    We have long been using ASUS CSM motherboards to build light-duty, inexpensive, very reliable backup servers. Essentially freebsd with a raidz-2 array to support esxi backups, via NFS, rsnapshots and other duties as assigned. We just boot to console. We recently (end of 2017) ran into a bump...
  10. jayxkanz666


    Hey! So this is my second thread on the FreeBSD forums, and I'm trying to get the USB-AC51 by ASUS to work in FreeBSD. In the FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE release notes, it says that "urtwn(4) has been updated to support the ASUS USB-AC51", so it's supposed to be working. I've tried putting...
  11. rotech911

    Solved Backlight set to zero after X server starts

    Hello friends of BSD, recently, I've been struggling with backlight after X server starts on ASUS laptop. Everything is normally seen in TTY, but after executed startx or automatic slim login manager enabled boot in Xserver dims backlight to zero. For this purpose, I've installed...