Is this something we (as consumers of FreeBSD) need to be aware of?]

parv at parv at
Thu Jun 7 07:09:35 UTC 2012

in message <1849552.ouQDGJxLWg at>,
wrote Erich thusly...
> On 06 June 2012 23:27:39 Chad Perrin wrote:
> > I have immediately installed FreeBSD on the last four or five
> > laptops I
> I do this since 5.2 is out with all my purchases.
> I have to admit, that I have had to install twice Fedora because
> the notebook hardware was not supported at that moment of time.
> The second Fedora installation will go as soon as get finished my
> travelling or I get me hands on a new hard disk.

Erich, could you please list the offending Lenovo models?

> What also has to be mentioned is the fact that people have to be
> more careful when shopping for new hardware with FreeBSD in mind.
> AMD based hardware is here of advantage at the moment. But it has
> other disadvantages.

What would be the said disadvantages?

  - parv


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