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Re: FreeBSD on laptops



Il Thursday 02 October 2008 17:06:48 Ian Smith ha scritto:
> On Thu, 2 Oct 2008, Reg Me Please wrote:
>  > Hi all.
>  >
>  > I'm considering to move from Linux to FreeBSD on my main laptop.
>  > I don't have enough time resources for the "test and try" process
>  > I'd like to know from the community what is the status for:
>  > 0. Core2 Duo CPUs
>  > 1. Support for modern chipsets (ICH8)
>  > 2. support for power management (mostly ACPI and CPU clock freq. ) on
>  > laptops 3. support for accelerated graphic cards (nVidia GeForce 8600M
>  > GT) 4. support for Intel wifi (4965 AGN)
>  > 5. support for other hardware like audio, card readers, i-Link, USB
>  >
>  > And, of course, any advise about FreeBSD on laptops will be highly
>  > appreciated.
>
> You really need to tell us what make & model laptop you have, so people
> with the same or similar machines can comment.  Otherwise, 'it depends'.
>
> cheers, Ian

ASUS G1s
The (Linux version of) lspci says (sorry for wrapping):

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory 
Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 PCI Express 
Root Port (rev 03)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI 
Controller #4 (rev 03)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI 
Controller #5 (rev 03)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI 
Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio 
Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 
(rev 03)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 
(rev 03)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3 
(rev 03)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4 
(rev 03)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 5 
(rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI 
Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI 
Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI 
Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI 
Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface 
Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE 
Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA 
AHCI Controller (rev 03)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8600M GT (rev 
a1)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI 
Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN 
Network Connection (rev 61)
07:00.0 SATA controller: JMicron Technologies, Inc. JMicron 20360/20363 AHCI 
Controller (rev 02)
08:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 
05)
08:01.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host 
Adapter (rev 22)
08:01.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter 
(rev 12)
08:01.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev 12)

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