FreeBSD on laptops

Vladimir Grebenschikov vova at
Fri Oct 3 07:47:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-10-02 at 10:45 -0700, Frank Mayhar wrote:

> > 5. support for other hardware like audio, card readers, i-Link, USB
> USB, good.  Audio, generally good, although the new driver in -current
> has some buggy spots remaining.  Card readers, that depends.  My
> cardbus-attached O2Micro device isn't yet supported, although I think
> I
> saw a potential driver go by on a list recently.  I don't even know
> what
> i-Link is.  USB support is generally excellent.

I believe i-Link is Sony's name for firewire(4) or IEEE1394. And as far
I know it has good freebsd support, including video transfer over it,
ethernet over firewire, and even kernel debugger/console over firewire.

Vladimir B. Grebenschikov
vova at

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