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authorRene Ladan <rene@FreeBSD.org>2018-11-20 20:31:24 +0000
committerRene Ladan <rene@FreeBSD.org>2018-11-20 20:31:24 +0000
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Add a note on the new graphics drivers imported from Linux to the X11 chapter
of the Handbook. Submitted by: debdrup@gmail.com Reviewed by: bcr, rene, zeising Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D17690
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Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=52500
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@@ -413,7 +413,42 @@
<sect2 xml:id="x-config-video-cards">
<title>Video Cards</title>
+ <para>Because of changes made in recent versions of &os;, it
+ is now possible to use graphics drivers provided by the Ports
+ framework or as packages. As such, users can use one of the
+ following drivers available from
+ <package>graphics/drm-kmod</package>.</para>
+
<variablelist>
+ <varlistentry xml:id="x-config-video-cards-ports">
+ <term>&i915kms;</term>
+ <term>&radeonkms;</term>
+ <term>&amdgpu;</term>
+
+ <listitem>
+ <para>2D and 3D acceleration is supported on most
+ &i915kms; graphics cards provided by Intel.</para>
+
+ <para>Driver name: <literal>i915kms</literal></para>
+
+ <para>2D and 3D acceleration is supported on most older
+ &radeonkms; graphics cards provided by AMD.</para>
+
+ <para>Driver name: <literal>radeonkms</literal></para>
+
+ <para>2D and 3D acceleration is supported on most newer
+ &amdgpu; graphics cards provided by AMD.</para>
+
+ <para>Driver name: <literal>amdgpu</literal></para>
+
+ <para>For reference, please see <link
+ xlink:href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_graphics_processing_units"/>
+ or <link
+ xlink:href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units"/>
+ for a list of supported GPUs.</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+
<varlistentry xml:id="x-config-video-cards-intel">
<term>&intel;</term>