matthias.apitz at oclc.org
Mon Mar 24 02:08:13 PDT 2008
El día Monday, March 24, 2008 a las 12:29:16AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt escribió:
> Unfortunately, it is quite common for laptop vendors to write specs
> that use different names than industry standard for the components,
> so it is difficult to figure this out in advance.
> What you want to do is get yourself a FreeBSD boot CD then go
> visit a computer vendor that has display models. Do not order a
> laptop online. Visit a brick and mortar vendor, and try booting
> fbsd on each of the display models.
A good way is also to let it boot a Knoppix boot CD / DVD which is able
to detect nearly all hardware used to assemble the laptop. Then take the
/var/log/messages output of this and check it against the FreeBSD
matthias (running FreeBSD 7.0-R on laptop :-))
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