[PC-BSD Support] [PC-BSD Public] FreeBSD/PC-BSD laptop HW

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Apr 21 07:01:04 PDT 2009

Kayven Riese wrote:
> I have been running FreeBSD for a few years and I have 1634 pictures
> documenting that mess
> http://www.monkeyview.net/id/965/fsck/index.vhtml
> No need to go too deeply into that.  Anyway.. it's just about time to get a
> new laptop, I think, and I am planning to buy a second HD to run a UNIX
> (unless somebody convinces me that performance of Wine is adequate, I
> suppose), and I have decided to switch from FreeBSD to PC-BSD as I have been
> advised (some time ago, I am a stubborn Taurus).  I am subscribed to some
> FreeBSD lists, and have been noticing this thread:
> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=17648+0+archive/2009/freebsd-mobile/20090419.freebsd-mobile
> I posted a reply there, with no results yet, but it is seeming like the
> answer to the question of whether the same HW would be appropriate for both
> PC-BSD and FreeBSD is, yes, use the same HW, but I am hoping for a reply
> here, as I am  not being OT now.
> Thanks in advance, for the time of day.


PC-BSD is 100% FreeBSD, so any hardware which works on one, will work on 
the other :)

Right now PC-BSD 7.1 is based on FreeBSD 7.1-Stable, so any hardware 
which users recommend for FreeBSD 7.1 should work just fine with our 
version of 7.1 as well.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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