Question about hardware support
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Dec 7 12:54:48 UTC 2011
On 07/12/2011 05:34, Ammar Shaarbaf wrote:
> Are there any FreeBSD drivers for Acer Aspire 3610?
This is the closest hardware match I could find:
Drivers in FreeBSD are generally described in terms of the specific
components (motherboard chipset, NIC, SATA controller, etc. etc.) rather
than in terms of a specific whole machine produced by a manufacturer.
Laptops are particularly tricky in this regard, and if no-one else has
reported on your particular model, generally the best procedure is to
try booting the device using a USB or CD-Rom image, and see what does
and doesn't work.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
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