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  1. Y

    mouse and keyboard drivers are impracticable for office, media and gaming-usage

    I always have to workaround problems with new media- and gaming-keyboards or mouses. I can't run them well enough for office-usage or gaming. I can't configure my keyboard-illumination and no media-keys are working, special keys are also not running. Very similiar to mouses, the old mouse-driver...
  2. TheOriginalTripleD

    Solved Possible to use 12-current driver in 11.1?

    First time FreeBSD user here. I have a wireless network card with a rtl-8812ae chipset. I checked and it looks like this is supported by rtwn in 12-current, but not 11.1. I’d prefer to not use the development version if possible for my first time, but a lack of wifi really is a dealbreaker (I...
  3. I

    Solved Open source graphics driver for Nvidia GTX650

    Hi, I'm new to FreeBSD and just performed my first install. I'm following the handbook and am now at chapter "5.4. Xorg Configuration". I've already successfully installed x11/xorg. I'm trying this as the root user, but get the same results as a regular user (who is in the wheel group). I've...
  4. K

    USB Ethernet adapter Setup Issues

    Hi, I am building firewall using pfsense 2.4.0-BETA (11.0-RELEASE-p11) on Dell E6330, with Microsoft USB Ethernet adapter. Even though it is not on the compatible HW list, I am able to bring it up as LAN interface, and the firewall works properly with multiples PCs on the LAN. However, the...
  5. islamux

    Solved xorg start with high backlight in FreeBSD 11

    hi aftet read a lot of post in your magnific forum all that give me a courage to inatll FreeBSD in my hard belong to arch. Before that i take time in virtualbox before i did this step. realy i did it and i'm very excited. but after installed it i faced a problem that xorg dosn't work well i...
  6. A

    d_poll function for character device

    Is anyone familiar with the d_poll function of the character devices? #include <sys/conf.h> typedef int d_poll_t(struct cdev *dev, int events, struct thread *td); I know it is the one being called when a device file was passed into select(2) system call, but how do the "events" argument and...
  7. A

    Writing a FreeBSD kernel module that handles arbitrary interrupt and output to device

    I would like to write a FreeBSD kernel module that could accept some arbitrary interrupts and upon receiving these interrupt, output some data to an arbitrary device. Currently, I'm facing several issues: How would I acquire interrupts through a specific IRQ? On Linux there is the...
  8. Timidouveg

    Can I install Linux version of ath10k on freeBSD ?

    Hello everyone :) I'm a fresh user of FreeBSD from Windows. I installed the version 10.3 on my new computer by livecd which I burnt. I need to install a driver for my network card (Qualcomm Atheros - QCA6174), but this is ath10k and the FreeBSD port is not ready actualy. Can I install...
  9. N

    RME hdspe soundcard driver

    Hello, I'm new to the forum so hi everyone! I'm a student in IT & telcommunications from France. I currently use Archlinux but I am thinking about switching to a BSD system. At the moment, the only thing that hold me back is that I think that there is no driver for my RME hammerfall II...
  10. j4ck

    Cross compiling a specific module for BBB

    How can I cross compile a specific driver for BeagleBone Black (BBB). e.g. /usr/src/sys/modules/usb/smsc/? I tried make TARGET_ARCH=armv6 but I found out that this is not correct. Am I missing something?
  11. Manuel Solis

    Solved Help setting up WiFi Cards - Unsupported hardware

    Dear FreeBSD Support forum, I didn't want to ask for help about this topic as there is No Supported Hardware involved, but I will appreciate some help, the scenario is like this: Have a Dell Precision T7400 with FreeBSD RELEASE 11 installed and I did try to setting up a few wireless USB cards...
  12. Manuel Solis

    Solved Trying to install FreeBSD 11 on Laptop Samsung NP300V4A

    Dear FreeBSD Support Team: Last year I upgraded the hardware in this Samsung NP300V4A by adding a 500 GB SSD and 12 GB RAM. So I decided to install FreeBSD 10.3, in that try I had problems installing it from the USB due to display errors at the moment of enter option 1 in the splash screen of...
  13. goshanecr

    Not recognized PCI-E Network card

    Good day! I have PC with 3 network cards. And one of them not recognized by system. uname -a FreeBSD BSD-PRK 11.0-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE #0 r305926: Sun Sep 18 15:22:47 NSK 2016 user@BSD-PRK:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BSDSERV amd64 pciconf -lv re0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x020000...
  14. fnoyanisi

    Solved Cannot compile simple kernel module

    Hi there, Using 10.3-RELEASE and trying to compile a simple kernel module. My Makefile is really simple.... ~/code/memstat % cat Makefile # Source files for kernel module SRCS=memstat_kmod.c # Declare Name of the kernel module KMOD=memstat # Include kernel module makefile .include...
  15. C

    Solved Xorg blackscreen with nVidia-driver

    Hello Community, I am new to FreeBSD and have a problem with the nVidia-driver for Xorg. Yesterday I installed FreeBSD-10.3-RELEASE on my laptop (MSI CX61 with NVIDIA GeForce 820M) and build Xorg form the Ports Collection. Then I created the configuration files for the keyboard and for the...

    Issues with Nvidia on a fresh 10.3 install

    I just installed a fresh 10.3 and attempted to install my graphics driver with pkg install nvidia-driver I got this in response: [64/65] Installing linux_base-c6-6.7_1... sysctl: unknown oid 'compat.linux.osrelease' linuxulator is not (kld)loaded, exiting pkg: PRE-INSTALL script failed...
  17. I

    Issue with Nvidia settings

    So I've recently installed FreeBSD. I'm currently running kernel 10.2-RELEASE-p9 with userland 10.2-RELEASE-p13. This is the amd64 version. Anyway, I've recently installed the Nvidia drivers from Nvidia's website due to the ones available from pkg being pretty outdated. The driver works fine...
  18. Kubitz

    eMMC booting (installing to and booting FreeBSD from eMMC)

    Hello everyone, I recently purchased an Acer Aspire One "cloudbook" that has a 64gb Hynix eMMC part as it's internal disk. My goal is to make this a lightweight FreeBSD-only machine for travel and daily mobile computing. When trying an install of 10.1-RELEASE the eMMC device was not found and...
  19. Kalero

    Drivers setup for Intel GMA 950

    Hi! I want to install FreeBSD 10.2 release on a netbook (Sony VPCW12J1E) and I don't know exactly how to set up the proper driver for its graphics card (Intel GMA 950). Should I just install the x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel port/package and then install Xorg or should I also load some kernel...
  20. cpm@

    Testing the new i915 driver

    Please, keep in mind that the new i915 driver is for testing purposes ATM. Use it at your own risk :) https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-x11/2015-October/016758.html