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by uchuugaka
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup

Is it the ghostbsd/xconfig repo's shell file at xconfig /bin/xconfig ? In the function start_drm_modesetting() ? Or is it possibly the surrounding start_xorg() when it reaches the fail_safe() function? I am curious how much is the minimum to transfer to a plain FreeBSD install to use to get X going ...
by uchuugaka
Tue May 26, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup

But how does it figure out the settings that work?
If you can even point me to the code I am happy to read through.
by uchuugaka
Mon May 25, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Installing GhostBSD
Topic: Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Graphics Card Detection and Xorg setup

How is the 20.04 installer doing this magic? I have never successfully gotten xorg to work with my Radeon RX 570 on FreeBSD nor previously with TrueOS or GhostBSD or OpenBSD or NetBSD. I had to use scfb or (more usefully) switch the monitor cable to the Intel integrated graphics HDMI port. Now I wen...