Best Laptop to buy for Freebsd Without OS?

David Brodbeck gull at
Sat Feb 19 20:57:05 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Julian H. Stacey <jhs at> wrote:
> Reality:
>  XP purchased with a Toshiba laptop runs native, but fails on
>  virtualbox, on the same laptop.  I believe XP is crippled to only
>  run on Toshiba, & vbox presents too clean/generic an environment ;-)

Sometimes there can be activation issues with OEM versions of Windows
XP.  They're usually keyed to the manufacturer's BIOS.

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