Bug#598528: unstable on GNU/kFreeBSD
This driver behaves unreliably on GNU/kFreeBSD. After a while of running it
(usually 1 or 2 h) screen stops updating (I didn't determine whether X
crashed, but disk and network activity indicate there's no kernel crash).
Same version of xserver-xorg-video-intel on same hardware, running on GNU/Linux
doesn't exhibit this problem.
As a workaround I switched to xserver-xorg-video-vesa. I think unless this
can be fixed it'd be better not to provide this driver on GNU/kFreeBSD squeeze,
so that users will fallback to -vesa and at least get a working setup. Also,
support for non-Linux is discontinued on later versions anyway, much regretably.
Perhaps debian-bsd (CCed) can comment or provide advice on this.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: kfreebsd-amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: kFreeBSD 8.1-1-amd64
Locale: LANG=ca_AD.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ca_AD.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash