6.x on an IBM T42 laptop

Mark Willson mark at hydrus.org.uk
Fri May 5 20:08:48 UTC 2006

> From: Nik Clayton <nik at freebsd.org>
> I've got an IBM T42 laptop that's currently running 5.4, and it's working 
> nicely at the moment.  ACPI works well enough that suspend to RAM works 
> ('zzz'), the audio works, USB devices are recognised, and the battery life's 
> reasonable (with est enabled).
> Is anyone aware of any regressions in laptop functionality going from 5.4 to 
> 6.x?

I've been running 6-STABLE on a T42 for a while and not noticed any
problems in the subjects mentioned.  The addition of iwi has made life
a little simpler.  I think it is ok to take the leap...


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