Suitable laptop for FreeBSD?
gnemmi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 14:45:16 UTC 2010
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Aaron Lewis <aaron.lewis1989 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/3/2010 1:48 AM, Andreas Davour wrote:
>> I am thinking of buying a new laptop, and want one which will work fine
>> with FBSD. Anyone have any suggestions?
>> It must have a connector for a external screen (i.e. a projector when
>> doing presentations), wireless, ~15" screen, lots of memory, and optical
>> unit, and preferable a long battery time (i.e. CPU speed is not that
>> Webpages, own experiences or any other comparisons available?
>> Please cc me if answering.
> You May want to checkout this list:
> Here's some suggestions , don't choose ATI video cards. ( No UNIX Drivers
> .. )
Here´s another suggestion: don´t buy anything that has a Broadcom
(BCM) ethernet and/or wireless card of any kind.
You´ll find that your hardware has no support at all or that the
existen support has some serious issues (specially regarding ACPI)
My 2 cents
> Well , i'm on ThinkPad R400 , ATI Mobile HD 3400 and an integrated Video
> Card ,
> FBSD doesn't boot when i switched to ATI Video card.
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