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    AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT cannot drive drm-kmod in FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE and FreeBSD 13.2-RELEASE and FreeBSD 15.0-CURRENT

    Dear netizens , I tried to install drm-kmod on FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE, FreeBSD 13.2-RELEASE, FreeBSD 15.0-CURRENT to drive my AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, but failed, outputting the following error during loading the amdgpu module. I followed Wiki strictly and installed drm-kmod either from pkg or...
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    Do I actually a graphics card in a DIY PC to run FreeBSD?

    I intend to buy a new DIY PC to run FreeBSD 13.2 (or 14.0) with - KDE - bhyve and GUI VMs (OpenBSD, Ubuntu, etc.). The CPU I intend to buy is Core i5 13500. Question: - do I actually need a graphics card?
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    Solved Resolution is way too low and nvidia-settings won't start

    I just reinstalled FreeBSD, installed the graphics drivers (pkg install nvidia-driver), xorg, kde5 and sddm. upon initiating startx I was greeted with an error that said "cannot run in framebuffer mode". I don't know what this error means, but I was instructed to add the following text to...
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    How to interface with the graphics card on freebsd.

    Hello, I would like to know how to draw something without on a modern graphics card under FreeBSD. I have a 2560x1440 monitor and a Radeon RX 6800 TX. // As an example setup. I'm more interested in embedded systems, but it would be interesting to see if the process is the same for a...
  5. samTopaz

    Display Port Cable Connected But Xrandr Shows Disconnected

    I was using an AMD R9 290 GPU in my main desktop computer. However I've swapped it out for an AMD Radion 7870 (at least I think that's what it is.) anyway the GPU I've put it my desktop doesn't have a full sized display port receptacle. It does have two mini DP receptacles however. I've got two...
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    Xfce Does Xfce requires less or simpler hardware drivers (compared to KDE)?

    I'm using KDE with the drm-kmod graphics driver and just experienced a hang issue. I'm just wondering if I switch over to Xfce, would it work without this drm-kmod driver? My gut feeling is it would require the same hardware drivers. But however, I remember that many years ago things were much...
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    Solved Changing Display Device Without Xorg

    Hello, I have installed an AMD GPU to my system in order to use GPU accelerated OpenCL (Not OpenGL). My system uses onboard Intel graphics with syscons(4) for console display (I didn't install X) But after the GPU installation server only outputs through the GPU's VGA port rather than...
  8. asmar

    5.4.5. Video Cards - should I install graphics/drm-kmod?

    Hello, I am installing FreeBSD for the first time and I got stuck at 5.4.5. Video Cards in Handbook. I am now installing on old PC to try it out but I am interested in general steps. I identified my GPU as Radeon HD 4000 RV730 XT. So I figured I'll need to modify config file accordingly...
  9. sidetone

    Howto: light desktop setup (2018 < update)

    Xinit and XDM login managers are covered. KDM, GDM, WDM and SLiM login managers are not described here. Install The following are sufficient to install the programs for a running Desktop system: x11/xorg, x11/xdm and your chosen window manager. If you're not using a graphical desktop login...
  10. decuser

    Solved How can I specify the Radeon driver during install?

    When the installer boots, it has already loaded loader.conf. Is it possible to specify the radeon kms during the install? If so, how? On my dell 755, I have a Radeon 2400, I add these to loader.conf and I'm pleased with the result: radeonkmsfw_RV610_pfp_load="YES"...
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    Will FreeBSD work well with ATI graphics?

    I have read that FreeBSD does not have much ATI support. I am thinking about install FreeBSD on a Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Socket AM3+ mATX 760G AMD Motherboard. I think the graphics are ATI Hybrid CrossFireX. Any idea if FreeBSD will work well with this?
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    Matrox cards with Hardware acceleration?

    Hi, I'm searching for alternatives to NVIDIA/AMD PCIe graphics cards. I'd like to know if Matrox cards are supported by FreeBSD, that is if FreeBSD drivers are available for Matrox cards that make full use of hardware acceleration on the desktop, font rendering, in Firefox/Chromium and other...