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Pietro Cerutti wrote:
| 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

err, this is the most up to date :)

http://www.nvidia.com/object/freebsd_173.14.05.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).
|
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