[talk] Ike's OpenBSD laptop meeting

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sat Jan 31 18:21:43 EST 2015

Christos Zoulas:
> On Jan 31,  4:30pm, george at ceetonetechnology.com (George Rosamond) wrote:
> -- Subject: [talk] Ike's OpenBSD laptop meeting
> | First, the meeting has some volition... seems to be connecting to a lot
> | of people.   More publicity is always good :)
> | 
> | There's been something of a resurgence of interest in the BSDs for a
> | variety of reasons.  For some, it's a 'push' from the Linuxes with the
> | systemd adoption.
> | 
> | Second, Ike's meeting is not really an installfest, but aimed at the
> | more general question of running OpenBSD on a laptop.  If there's
> | interest in an installfest, we can certainly set up something.
> | 
> | For those who don't have a laptop to test out OpenBSD on and don't have
> | an extra disk to install it on, I recommend hitting Ebay for a Thinkpad,
> | even an ancient one.  An x120e works nicely, and believe it or not, an
> | x60/61 is sufficient also.  Don't pay a lot for either, and you'll
> | probably need to buy a new battery.
> | 
> | Note that the meeting is on February 10th, the SECOND TUESDAY of the month.
> On this subject, which BSD runs on:
> 	http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-13-9343-laptop/pd
> And what peripherals don't we have drivers for?

hey, we have a tool for that!


Looks like OpenBSD on the 9333


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