freebsd on a laptop : only console use

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Jun 21 19:49:09 UTC 2014

On Sat, 21 Jun 2014, Polytropon wrote:

> That being said, _I_ felt much happier using used business (!)
> laptops which I could acquire for few money, and all the
> componentes were well documented and supported. And if
> the builtin wireless doesn't work, there's still the
> option to use a PCCARD or USB based extension.

Or replace the internal mini PCIe wireless card.  Unless it is a Lenovo 
system, where the BIOS locks out anything not branded by them.  Some HPs 
do that also.

To my knowledge, Acer and Dell do not do that.

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