is there a laptop ?
saifi.khan at twincling.org
Thu Mar 12 11:13:24 PDT 2009
On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, Paul B. Mahol wrote:
> On 3/13/09, Saifi Khan <saifi.khan at twincling.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, Maciej Suszko wrote:
> >> Saifi Khan <saifi.khan at twincling.org> wrote:
> >> > Hi all:
> >> >
> >> > i've looked at tuxmobil, bsdgroup.de etc and i don't want to use
> >> > ndiswrapper, or broadcom or additional PCMCIA card at all.
> >> >
> >> > Is there a laptop model (available in market) that experienced
> >> > members would like to recommend wherein
> >> > . the WiFi 802.11 a/g (PCI based)
> >> > . Ethernet port
> >> > . and ACPI
> >> > work absolutely fine with FreeBSD 7.x ?
> >> I use RELENG_7_1 and RELENG_7 on HP Compaq nx7300. I haven't tried the
> >> suspend/resume, firewire port and I suppose the modem is not
> >> going to work. Everything else is working fine for me.
> >> --
> >> regards, Maciej Suszko.
> > What is the wireless chipset of your machine ?
> On mine nx7300 it is broadcom one and works fine via ndis.
> Suspend/resume works fine if second core is disabled and vesa is
> loaded in kernel
> (either via kldload or via custom kernel)
> Firewire and bluetooth are supported and should work without problems.
> Ethernet works via if_bfe; carbus, drm, sound works fine ...
> In short everything is supported on UP kernel except winmodem.
> There are some bugs in BIOS asl which I fixed adding:
> in /boot/loader.conf
> /boot/acpi.aml is modified version of ASL which address "temperature
> is absurd, ignored"
> type of messages.
> 8.0 CURRENT i386.
Thanks Paul. i'd like to avoid Trash-com chipset at all costs.
When Maciej wrote HP nx, i thought here comes another laptop
baked with Trash-com chipset cookie. Indian market is filled
with these trash-com HP/Compaq laptops.
I really don't mind buying something 1-2 yr old, as long as i've
got all the stuff working fine.
Any suggestions on BenQ R58 ? It's about $ 560 here and atleast
one guy claims that it has Ralink chipset. Anybody knows ?
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