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Old 01-14-2012, 12:22 AM
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I was going to add the Asus Z84j to this list - but the version numbers stop at 8 (running PC-BSD 9.0). Will this be updated soon?

And so far the only trouble I'm having is with the nvidia drivers, but I'm suspecting this has to do with the combination of my card (go 7700) and the current drivers. In linux I can work around it by using older drivers (177).

Haven't tested the cam yet btw.
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Old 01-16-2012, 12:33 PM
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New(er) Nvidia-based Laptops:

I realize this is a thread for laptop's that work with PCBSD, but
here is something to "watch" out for if your looking to buy a new(er) Laptop.
Try to avoid this so-called "Nvidia Optimus" Technology for this reason, for now, (atleast 'till / IF ? nvidia provides a proper bsd/linux solution) :

(I'm well aware of projects like Bumblebee(linux) rev.-eng project, but it is far from ready for the big times yet, ...)
Laptops, to avoid if possible, with nvidia/Intel "Optimus Technology" are like, of course the cheaper, 555M, 540M or 330M, ..., are some example chipsets that I found.

And, Laptops with a "real" nvidia (chipset), like 360M, 460M, 560M, 580M, 585M are some good examples of NON-nvidia-optimus alternatives, that let you run nvidia, in Linux, the way it was meant to be run.
Unfortunately, these are also more expensive.

Choice is yours'.
btw: I don't condone, or support the above, neither am I against it,
I'm just trying to say, as we all know, if your next "new" Laptop is gonna be an nvidia-based Laptop,..., then do your homework thoroughly, before your spend your hard-earned $$$,
so that you'll be happy thoroughly, hardware-wise, in the long run.

Just a head's up.
"the BSD things in life are Free"

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Old 05-04-2012, 10:23 AM
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I've just added on the list a Dell D630 working very well with PC-BSD 9.0, without further tweaking.

For those interested, more details here:

Greetings from France.
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:35 AM
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Talking compatible
I forgot to mention that my computer, Lenovo 3000 N100 is compatible with PC-BSD. Bluetooth might or might not work. I haven't tested it yet.
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:28 AM
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The site owner should add some FreeBSD 9 versioning.
"What was the goal of the Linux community--to replace Windows? One can imagine higher aspirations."
-- Bill Joy
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:22 PM
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Default Asus p43e
PC-BSD is doing almost fantastically on my Asus p43e. My trackpad lacks configuration to, say, turn off tapping. Also my sound isn't working. I'm sure I'll be able to find solutions soon.

It's good enough to give it some time to research the solutions.

Good stuff.
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Old 12-21-2013, 05:37 AM
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Anyone using T430?
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Old 02-23-2014, 04:48 PM
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Default HP Pavilion G6 2237 US
My laptop isnt compatible, which the title of my post is the laptop I am using. It has a ralink 2860 wireless card which isnt detected on bootup. everything but the wireless works. Just wish i had working wireless. If i did it would be goodbye Linux hello PC-BSD.
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Old 08-12-2014, 06:54 PM
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My HP-G62 works well with PC-BSD10, as does my Acer Aspire One 722 (with an Atheros wifi card replacing the Broadcom that came with it).
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