[nycbug-talk] laptop?

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon Sep 18 19:04:46 EDT 2006

On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 09:00:17PM -0400, Ray Lai wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 04:22:54PM -0400, Josh McCormack wrote:
> > I'm shopping for a laptop to use OpenBSD on, likely dual booting with
> > Windows XP (yeah, I know).
> If you can, try booting an OpenBSD live CD (such as anonym.os) at the
> store to make sure it works.
> > Two things -
> > 
> > 1) http://www.openbsd.org/i386-laptop.html is so woefully out of date
> > and thin on info. It should be more like http://jcs.org/laptops/ and
> That's not really true, people have been submitting updated laptop
> descriptions.  Sure, the descriptions are scant, but not everyone is a
> writer.  Many contain dmesgs and xorg.confs as well.

i'd checkout the nycbug.org dmesgd page.  i know i've submitted a fair
amount of laptops there.  i've had good luck running open on Xseries
thikpads as well as a dell C400.


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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