Best laptop for Freebsd

Erik Norgaard norgaard at
Thu Nov 16 11:34:27 PST 2006

g wrote:
> Is there any one model or product that would be better for Freebsd 6 (as
> this is my day in day out operating system).
> Any experiences and or advise would be much appreciated.

I'd suggest you do NOT buy a Sony VAIO. The basic stuff works - like the 
screen, harddisk and keyboard - even mouse/touchpad. But then comes the 

- I still have unresolved problems with USB
- I still have unresolved problems with ACPI
- Intel Wireless works but linkstate goes up and down
- Battery does not hold what it says: I have never got more than 1:30
   out of it - and they claim more than 3 hours - (I assume with power

But the screen is really great. So, my conclusion is that it is ok as an 
advanced DVD player/mail reader.

Cheers, Erik

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