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Re: Kernel mode setting and xf86-video-intel

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Jonathan A. Kollasch
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01:05AM +0200, Brad du Plessis wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> From my understanding, from xf86-video-intel version 2.10.0 onwards
>> the driver will not work without kernel mode setting.
> That's what I'm hearing too, that and "GEM".
>> If this is
>> indeed the case, are there any plans afoot to support kernel mode
>> setting in netbsd?
> None that I'm aware of.

I will be working on this eventually.

> However, it appears that OpenBSD has quite recently gotten support for
> intel GEM (a non-trivial prereq of KMS).
> So, it would appear that porting to NetBSD may now be easier than we
> thought it would be.

Yes, certainly easier than looking at the linux driver.



>        Jonathan Kollasch

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