netbooks vs FreeBSD

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sat May 23 16:09:50 UTC 2009

> I'm about to buy a netbook, which:
> - is compatible with FreeBSD (wifi is especially important)
> - has a good battery life (at least 4 hours)
> - has a normal HDD not an SSD

point 2 and 3 is somehow incompatible - HDD takes more power. anyway in 
order of few watts, compared to CPUs taking 20-50W, excluding those really 
"mobile". so >4 hours on battery&HDD seems possible.

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