On 3/18/09, Gary Dunn <knowt...@aloha.com> wrote: > On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 18:53 +0100, Paul B. Mahol wrote: >> On 3/13/09, Saifi Khan <saifi.k...@twincling.org> wrote: >> > On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, Maciej Suszko wrote: >> > >> >> Saifi Khan <saifi.k...@twincling.org> wrote: >> >> > Hi all: >> >> > >> >> > i've looked at tuxmobil, bsdgroup.de etc and i don't want to use >> >> > ndiswrapper, or broadcom or additional PCMCIA card at all. >> >> > >> >> > Is there a laptop model (available in market) that experienced >> >> > members would like to recommend wherein >> >> > . the WiFi 802.11 a/g (PCI based) >> >> > . Ethernet port >> >> > . and ACPI >> >> > work absolutely fine with FreeBSD 7.x ? >> >> >> >> I use RELENG_7_1 and RELENG_7 on HP Compaq nx7300. I haven't tried the >> >> suspend/resume, firewire port and I suppose the modem is not >> >> going to work. Everything else is working fine for me. >> >> -- >> >> regards, Maciej Suszko. >> >> >> > >> > What is the wireless chipset of your machine ? >> >> On mine nx7300 it is broadcom one and works fine via ndis. >> Suspend/resume works fine if second core is disabled and vesa is >> loaded in kernel >> (either via kldload or via custom kernel) >> Firewire and bluetooth are supported and should work without problems. >> Ethernet works via if_bfe; carbus, drm, sound works fine ... >> In short everything is supported on UP kernel except winmodem. >> >> There are some bugs in BIOS asl which I fixed adding: >> >> acpi_dsdt_load="YES" >> acpi_dsdt_name="/boot/acpi.aml" >> >> in /boot/loader.conf >> >> /boot/acpi.aml is modified version of ASL which address "temperature >> is absurd, ignored" >> type of messages. >> >> >> 8.0 CURRENT i386. >> > > Lots of interesting stuff in this thread. I am running 7.1 and Gnome > 2.22 on a Fujitsu T1010. (More at http://wiki.openslate.net) My > experience seems typical, most things work. Issues: > > o Suspend/Resume does not work > > o With powerd configured CPU speed happily throttles up and down > automatically, greatly extending battery life > > o X mouse pointer is usually a square of random noise pixels -- > looks weird but works fine
Enable soft cursor in /etc/X11/xorg.conf: Option "SWcursor" "1" inside Device Section. You didn't said what video driver. > > o Built-in WiFi does not work; I use an old Orinoco Gold PC-card, wi > driver works fine it may work with ndisulator(ndisgen(8)) > > o Some thumb drives mount fine, some do not, some mount but do not > unmount. They all work fine in Vista :-( > > o Cannot mount a Sony PCM-D50 digital audio recorder, which works > fine in Vista :-( > > o The Linux-Wacom driver (http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/) does > not see the built-in digitizer > > Apparently HEAD == 8.0 CURRENT; I may move up to that to see what is > better. However, running CURRENT is not for the faint of heart. > > Questions: > > 1. Has the SMP issue with ACPI been fixed in HEAD? Not for me, but UP still works. > 2. How does one disable the second CPU? "set kern.smp.disabled=1" from loader prompt or "kern.smp.disabled=1" line in /boot/loader.conf > > 3. ACPI includes commands that be configured to run going into and > coming out of suspend. Can these be used to turn the second CPU off and > on? > > -- > Gary Dunn, Honolulu > o...@aloha.com > http://openslate.net/ > http://e9erust.blogspot.com/ > Sent from Slate001 > > -- Paul _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"