[talk] Ike's OpenBSD laptop meeting
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Mon Feb 2 07:41:25 EST 2015
On Sun, Feb 01, 2015 at 07:06:11PM -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 01, 2015 at 06:56:56PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
> > Maybe...,
> > > On Feb 1, 2015, at 10:06 AM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >>
> > >> For what it's worth, while not sure if this would run with OpenBSD, NewEgg
> > >> is selling some refurbished Lenovo L420's, with 4GB of RAM and i5
> > >> processors, for around $260 through Think Green PC.
> > >
> > > Well, I tested this this morning with OpenBSD,and unfortunately, upon
> > > booting from an install USB it stopped with an error a few lines after
> > > booting.
> > This *might* be the USB ports themselves, as the kernel takes over, OpenBSD doesn't currently support usb 3.0- which is all over on Lenovo kit. Typically, the inner fin on a usb3 port is blue.
Yup, that's what it was. Changing ports fixed the problem.
(There were no USB3.0 ports, but the port that I'd used didn't work with
OpenBSD. Next step is to play with the wireless, either the builtin or the
Edimax 7811UN. That will probably have to wait, but at least I know it
works with OpenBSD.
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