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    Solved Binary-only drivers in the base system

    Does a regular FreeBSD install include non-free binary-only drivers, like those for Nvidia graphics PS By 'non-free' I mean not open source.
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    Linux guest on bhyve graphic driver

    I am running arch Linux guest via bhyve. I already installed xorg-server and xorg-xinit on the guest. But I am not sure which graphic driver I should install and I don't know if I have to install any graphic components at the host as well?
  3. fort77

    hardware support and Linux

    I have a two questions about the status and future of hardware support (most commonly video cards and wireless) on FreeBSD. These are general questions and I felt they probably belonged here not in a sub-category. 1- Does Linux have better access/availability of drivers compared to FreeBSD? I...
  4. Kernan Mzelikahle

    Installing a Graphics Drivers

    Greetings I have noticed that on my laptops when I install FreeBSD, almost always, I run using the VESA driver. The graphics is not so good. I have read threads that talk about using the xf86-video-intel driver, and at some point mention loading i915kms.ko module. But all this does not seem to...
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    Synergy, Virtualbox, Mousecursor-Polling

    I've installed Virtualbox to have USB-Drivers for my USB-Devices, did plug an old USB 1.1 Hub to my Computer to force my devices into USB 1.1 mode and pass them to my VM. Drivers and Devices are working fine so far. Next was i did set up Synergy within an Virtualbox-Machine(win 8.1) as a Server...
  6. goshanecr

    Solved AIGLX broken on AMD Radeon

    Good day! After ports upgrade I have a broken 3D in system. Can you friends help me find what causes the problem and how I can solve it? uname -a FreeBSD home 11.0-STABLE FreeBSD 11.0-STABLE #0 r312172: Sat Jan 14 19:58:53 NSK 2017 user@home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BSDSERV amd64 kldstat 1...
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    Why were "block devices" dropped?

    I am a relative noob to the storage world in general and FreeBSD in particular. OF what I have been learning of late, I have become somewhat familiar with such concepts like disk queuing, IOPs, latencies and the likes I am also reading the classic 'The design and implementation of the FreeBSD...
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    FreeBSD on Macbook 12"

    Hi, I'm trying to install FreeBSD 11 on my Macbook 12" retina, but I encountered the following problem: once the system loads and appears the Welcome Menu, where I can chose between install, shell or LiveCD, I cannot move on because the keyboard is not working. The only key working, luckily, is...
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    Using another driver than intel igb

    I am trying to load another ethernet driver. My machine have 2 Intel network cards vendor = 'Intel Corporation' device = 'I350 Gigabit Network Connection' class = network subclass = ethernet interface cards. I have FreeBSD 11.0 with that kernel built in igb network...
  10. RJVB

    endless "starting X" loop after boot on braswell laptop

    Hi, I've gotten a new "playbook", an 11" Braswell post-modern netbook with a Celeron N3150 aboard (made by Clevo) which has an IGP identified as "Cherryview" by Mesa. This machine works fine with X.org 1.15.1 under Linux (Ubuntu 14.04.4 with a home-built 4.5.6 kernel), hardly the latest X.org...
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    Eye strain from certain video modes/drivers

    Hello, I get eye strain from some graphic cards and certain video modes. Maybe you have more technical knowledge than I do, and you can help me find the cause. I already tried other operating systems and know which ones I can use without problems, but if it is possible to fix the eye strain I...
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    Why there is not Wine like software for Windows drivers?

    Why there is no Wine like software for Windows drivers? So we can use Windows drivers for other operating systems too. What are the reasons that such software does not exist?
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