FreeBSD on laptops

pobox at pobox at
Sat Jun 10 23:46:40 UTC 2006

Derek Jander wrote:
> Hi all! I'm considering to migrate my HP nx9030 from Windows XP 
> Professional
> to *nix OS since almost all the servers I'm administering right now have
> some Linux flavour installed. I was about to install fedora when some 
> firend
> told me about FreeBSD. I just tested it on a Virtual Machine and it looks
> great. My doubt now, is if it will be very difficult to make it work on my
> machine. I really need the internal modem, and of course the Wireless and
> stuff... And I can't be dealing with it for months.... Anyone who had
> already installed FBSD on that sistem (HP nx9030) could post any comment?
> Any help will be appreciated.
> Thank you!

You could also stay on virtual machines. If you deal with different 
flavors of Linux, this will allow you to experiment and a mistake will 
not render you without laptop. Also until you make your laptop run 
FreeBSD, you might have some downtime, if you have not done it.

Just some thoughts.


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