FreeBSD on laptops

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Jun 12 00:26:38 UTC 2006

On Sat, 10 Jun 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?

There's an entry for the nx9030 on the FreeBSD Laptop Compatibility 

They don't come out and say it, but that one guy is using a PC Card 
modem suggests the onboard one is an unsupported Winmodem.  Most 
built-in notebook modems are.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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