Is anyone familiar with the d_poll function of the character devices?
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...
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...
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...
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...
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?
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...
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...
I have PC with 3 network cards. And one of them not recognized by system.
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
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
# Declare Name of the kernel module
# Include kernel module makefile
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
I would like to recompile the Intel driver and install the compiled result to see if it changes anything.
I changed only 1 line in the source code: "dither = 0". So I hope this is all that has to be done to disable dithering under any circumstances.
I am NOT a programmer. I have a very...