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Old 01-23-2011, 02:24 PM
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Actually the almost problem with laptops is ACPI.
Linux is well advanced on this field, the FreeBSD's ACPI Project is very incompleted.

I hope that at least in version 9 is all or at least almost all supplied.

PCBSD in Acer Aspire D250-0Bk is good work, only need a 1GB more, if you want use KDE "flying"

I tried OpenBSD in this netbook, is very fast.
-> The wireless card is good work
-> The suspension is good
-> The GEM acceleration is supported
-> Not use more RAM
-> Suyin webcam is detected
The defect is, flash.
The opera not work good, broken or crashed

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Old 01-27-2011, 07:17 AM
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FreeBSD works fine on Thinkpad X60. I wrote article on my blog for details, but mostly everything worked out of the box.

P.S. Flash with Opera and Linux emulation works fine.

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Old 08-19-2011, 10:13 AM
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I added my Compaq Presario CQ61 to the list in favor of FreeBSD 8.2/PC-BSD Hubble.

For those getting an error on the Capcha, don't type whats in the box exactly, they are giving you a math problem to solve. Type the answer in the box.
Old 01-14-2012, 01:22 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.
Old 01-16-2012, 01:33 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, 11:23 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.
Old 05-04-2012, 11:35 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.
Old 12-29-2012, 04:28 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
Old 01-12-2013, 01:22 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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Anyone using T430?
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