-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 Wojciech Puchar wrote: |> tired of a dual-boot system, so I want to just install FreeBSD or |> another linux distribution(maybe ubuntu) on my notebook. |> |> My questions are: |> 1) Can FreeBSD work well with my hardware? The display card, |> CDRW/DVDRW, wireless, Ethernet and battery managment are the most |> important. | | not sure about display card. but everything else should be OK. it's | IBM/Lenovo :)
nVIDIA drivers should support it: http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd_100.14.09.html | |> 2) I have read the FreeBSD Handbook. According to Chapter 10: Linux |> Binary Compatibility, it seems that FreeBSD lacks support of many |> commercial softwares such as MATLAB, Oracle, Mathematica. Is the linux |> binary compatibility stable enough for work ? Linux emulation is stable enough, I would say. I've used it to run Mathematica 5 in the past (see handbook). - -- Pietro Cerutti [EMAIL PROTECTED] PGP Public Key: http://gahr.ch/pgp -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (FreeBSD) iEYEAREKAAYFAkhP/hsACgkQwMJqmJVx944oCQCfQN+mHM2k7RbGnQ45HW8qs/U+ 9aQAoN9vDKMqI8DoZAG3tJaJ0YefjX6b =x7TD -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"