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Re: What to do with base X11 for netbsd-9 ?
jdbaker%consolidated.net@localhost ("John D. Baker") writes:
>The glitches in 'xdm' input fields are annoying. While only cosmetic,
>they may have a negative impact on external perceptions of NetBSD.
Yes, ancient code, that wasn't far from perfect, got "improved".
But it should be easy to fix.
>The functional issue is with the xf86-video-intel driver. It does not
>work on any of my amd64 systems using intel graphics devices. (It does
>work well on older i386 systems using real i82915 chips or ancient i82810e
It seems to work on my laptop (Sandy Bridge graphics).
>In the meantime, the "modesetting" driver seems to be adequate, but I
>have not extensively tested video yet, other than firefox/youtube. The
>couple of times I've fired up 'mpv' it worked but seemed to complain
>about software rendering and dumped core on exit.
Yes, the coredump is annoying. Probably some atexit() issue again.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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