anyone have a favorite laptop?

Jonathan Horne freebsd at
Mon Sep 24 13:05:37 PDT 2007

On Monday 24 September 2007 13:00:33 Steve Franks wrote:
> The freebsd laptop page is a nice resource, but it's a bit heavy on
> specifics (i.e. I have a laptop I want to install on), not so good
> generally (want to buy a laptop).  So anyone have realworld advice?
> I'm not against something used in the 1GHz+ range.
> <I have a compaq that is %#&*!^$.  The pcmcia will not work, the
> ndiswrapper for the broadcom panics, etc.  So, compaq is right out
> (the've always maintained their poor reputation, no?) - so compaq is
> out.  Seems gateway has an equally bad rap>
> Thanks,
> Steve
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checking in from my HP NC6000, all hardware operational, no issues to speak 
of.  (p4 1.8, intel 2200 wireless, broadcom ethernet, intel sound).  also, 
the pushbutton to enable/disable the wireless works, but the hardware volume 
control does not.

Jonathan Horne
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