1. freebsd_user

    Blank screen unresponsive cursor on laptop while external display is fine for NVIDIA with Optimus, Xorg

    My laptop is an Optimus capable and there is no way to disable Intel graphics from the BIOS (I am also willing to use both whenever suits). I followed the handbook and also tried all relevant posts for this issue with NVIDIA, but nothing worked. I was only able to reach to a blank screen with a...
  2. B

    blank screen with Nvidia Optimus on laptop

    Hello, I'm using FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE-p8. I used the i915kms driver for a long time, but now I want to give x11/nvidia-hybrid-graphics a try. My graphic card requires x11/nvidia-secondary-driver-390. Here's my config. pciconf -lv vgapci0@pci0:1:0:0: class=0x030000 rev=0xa1 hdr=0x00...
  3. toastyfe

    qemu FreeBSD Guest - Nvidia GPU Passthrough - Error starting Xorg

    Hey everyone! So I'm an Arch Linux user and I've recently learned about KVM/QEMU and PCI Passthrough.As I was learning about FreeBSD, I decided to give it a try as a VM. I currently have a Microsoft Surface Book (1st Gen with Performance Base) which has an Intel iGPU and a Nvidia GeForce GTX...
  4. Abraham79

    Switchable graphics support status in FreeBSD for Intel IGP +AMD DGP

    As common in recent laptops, mine is a HP 15-BS576TX which has an Intel HD 620 Integrated Graphics and AMD Radeon 520 discrete/dedicated graphics using dynamic switching with no hardware muxxer. In Debian, it works. In Linux, it works using "vga_switcheroo" for Intel/AMD and Bumblebee/Optimus...
  5. Harmnot

    Solved Failed startx on nvidia optimus

    i have a difficult thing to set up Xorg on my laptop nvidia optimus, Allienware M11x R3 Intel i7-4xxx Nvidia gt 540M and intel driver Ram 8 GB When i install Xorg on Freebsd and startx It failed I tried to create spesicif driver to enable just one driver because my laptop cant run both driver on...
  6. priyadarshan

    FreeBSD on recent Lenovo Thinkpad W541

    I would like to share my experience in trying to have a working Xorg on FreeBSD, on a recent (August 2015) Lenovo Thinkpad w541. The laptop model I tried it on has a Intel Quad Core i7-4810MQ cpu (Intel HD Graphics 4600) and Nvidia card. The gist of it: FreeBSD installs fine, but Xorg will not...