Colin Brace cb at lim.nl
Fri Jan 18 14:25:19 PST 2008

On Jan 18, 2008 3:27 PM, John Nielsen <lists at jnielsen.net> wrote:

> Quoting Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com>:

> > I have had great success using PCBSD on various acers, I eventually
> > got fed up with it being not quite identical to FreeBSD and I now
> > have FreeBSD 6.2 on my current acer laptop (a 1680).

> I was unable to even boot my Wife's Acer (an Aspire 5520) with FreeBSD
> 6.3-pre or 7.0-pre. I'm also pretty sure the Acer wireless is NOT
> supported by any native drivers;

FWIW, my Acer Aspire 5500Z has Intel 2200 wireless chipset which is
supported by FreeBSD and runs FreeBSD and PC-BSD fine.

Sounds like Acer laptops don't all have the same wireless NIC...

  Colin Brace

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