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 and portable computers that work well with NetBSD, are of interest  and portable computers that work well with NetBSD, are of interest
 to developers, and are standardized or easy to find.  to developers, and are standardized or easy to find.
   
 For i386-based netbooks also see  This page references lots of different device drivers. All of them
 <http://www.netbsd.org/ports/i386/netbook.html>.  are built-in to GENERIC kernels and you don't need to load them.
   
 [[!toc ]]  [[!toc ]]
   
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 events (such as lid close) with  events (such as lid close) with
 [[!template id=man name="powerd" section="8"]].  [[!template id=man name="powerd" section="8"]].
   
 Suspend on NetBSD currently seems to work best on Thinkpads.  Suspend on NetBSD currently seems to work best on ThinkPads.
   
 ## Input  ## Input
   
Line 61  Atheros 11n miniPCIe cards are supported Line 61  Atheros 11n miniPCIe cards are supported
   
 See the  See the
 [[!template id=man name="afterboot" section="8"]] man page for details  [[!template id=man name="afterboot" section="8"]] man page for details
 on connecting to a WPA network.  For connecting to a non-WPA network,  on connecting to WiFi networks.
 simply specify `ssid networkname up` in   
 [[!template id=man name="ifconfig" section="8"]], and make sure  
 [[!template id=man name="dhcpcd" section="8"]] is running.  
   
 USB 11n WiFi adapters such as  USB 11n WiFi adapters such as
 [[!template id=man name="urtwn" section="4"]] and  [[!template id=man name="urtwn" section="4"]] and
Line 86  is not handled automatically by the hard Line 83  is not handled automatically by the hard
 [[!template id=man name="mixerctl" section="1"]] variable can be  [[!template id=man name="mixerctl" section="1"]] variable can be
 modified.  modified.
   
   ## Sensors
   
   Regardless of whether the system is ACPI, NetBSD will
   expose all sensors (e.g. for temperature and battery)
   via [[!template id=man name="envstat" section="8"]].
   
 ---  ---
   
 # IBM / Lenovo  # IBM / Lenovo
   
 The [[!template id=man name="thinkpad" section="4"]] driver provides  The [[!template id=man name="thinkpad" section="4"]] driver provides
 support for various Thinkpad-specific sensors and function keys.  support for various ThinkPad-specific sensors and function keys.
   
 A number of NetBSD developers use Thinkpads to hack on NetBSD  A number of NetBSD developers use ThinkPads to hack on NetBSD
 and for everyday usage.  and for everyday usage.
   
 ## ThinkPad T22  ## ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Ivy Bridge, i7)
   
 Works perfect (sound, display, all devices, infrared port not tested).  Installled with Coreboot and TianoCore (UEFI) firmware.
   
   Destroy the GPT data with `gpt destroy wd0` before installing to the entire disk.
   
 ## ThinkPad T61  Hardware support is basically perfect aside from the fingerprint reader, for which no driver exists.
   
 Used it since NetBSD 4.x.  * GPU acceleration works.
 With Intel GMA, X works great.  * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwn" section="4"]] driver.
 Cardbus port doesn't work properly.  * SD card reader is supported through the [[!template id=man name="sdhc" section="4"]] driver.
 Expresscard not tested/tried.  * Suspend/resume works.
   
   ## ThinkPad T22
   
   Works perfect (sound, display, all devices, infrared port not tested).
   
 ## ThinkPad X60s  ## ThinkPad X60s
   
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 ## ThinkPad X41  ## ThinkPad X41
   
 Works fine (sound, display, all devices, bluetooth, modem not tested).  Works fine (sound, display, all devices, bluetooth, modem not tested).
 Standby is broken for me in -current (~2012-01-12) but worked in 5.1.  
   
 ## ThinkPad X61s  ## ThinkPad X61s
   
 Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template  Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
 id=man name="options" section="4"]].  id=man name="options" section="4"]].
   
 ## Thinkpad X201  ## ThinkPad X220
   
 Running -current since March 2011.  
 Working graphics (with the vesa driver), audio, trackpoint, wired  
 and wireless LAN.  
 Does not wake up after suspend (drives spin up but the display  
 stays black and the LED indicating a sleep state stays lit).  
   
 ## Thinkpad X220  
   
 From user reports, in NetBSD 9.0:  
   
 * Video acceleration works, but when using `xf86-video-intel` (the default),  * Video acceleration works, but when using `xf86-video-intel` (the default),
   it's advisable to set `Option "AccelMethod"  "uxa"` in `xorg.conf`.    it's advisable to set `Option "AccelMethod"  "uxa"` in `xorg.conf`.
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 * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwn" section="4"]] driver.  * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwn" section="4"]] driver.
 * Suspend and resume work.  * Suspend and resume work.
   
 ## Thinkpad X230  ## ThinkPad X230
   
 From user reports, in NetBSD 9.0:  
   
   * Accelerated graphics.
 * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.  * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.
 * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwn" section="4"]] driver.  * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwn" section="4"]] driver.
   
 ## Thinkpad X250  ## ThinkPad X250
   
 Nearly perfect. Running NetBSD 9.0 and -current since 2019.  
   
 * Accelerated graphics with the i915 driver. Connecting externals displays  * Accelerated graphics.
   works with the miniDP and VGA ports.  * Connecting externals displays works with the miniDP and VGA ports.
 * SD card reader is supported through the [[!template id=man name="rtsx" section="4"]] driver.  * SD card reader is supported through the [[!template id=man name="rtsx" section="4"]] driver.
 * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.  * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.
 * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwm" section="4"]] driver.  * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwm" section="4"]] driver.
 * For the extra trackpoint buttons to work correctly, needs a patch to  * Extra trackpoint buttons: run at least 9.0_STABLE for fixes to the Synaptics driver.
   synaptics.c that is in -current and will be in 9.1.  * Brightness buttons do not work in 9.0 by default. You can bind them to
   Tapping and the clickpad have always been fine.  
 * Brightness buttons do not work in 9 by default. You can bind them to  
   xrandr in your window manager.    xrandr in your window manager.
 * Webcam will depend on upcoming xhci isochronous pipe support.  * Webcam will depend on upcoming xhci isochronous pipe support.
 * To record from the internal mic, set `mixerctl -w record.source=ADC02`  * To record from the internal mic, set `mixerctl -w record.source=ADC02`
 * Wakes up after suspend. I have mine set to suspend on lid close with  * Some spam from [[!template id=man name="hdaudio" section="4"]] on some 
   powerd.    reboots, the chip doesn't seem to reset properly. Disappears and boots
     normally after a few seconds.
 ## Thinkpad X260    [[!template id=pr number=51734]]
   * Suspend and resume work.
 Likely very similar to the X250.  
   
 From user reports, in NetBSD 9.0:  ## ThinkPad X260
   
   * Accelerated graphics.
 * SD card reader is supported through the [[!template id=man name="rtsx" section="4"]] driver.  * SD card reader is supported through the [[!template id=man name="rtsx" section="4"]] driver.
 * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.  * Ethernet is supported through the [[!template id=man name="wm" section="4"]] driver.
 * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwm" section="4"]] driver.  * WiFi is supported through the [[!template id=man name="iwm" section="4"]] driver.
 * For the extra trackpoint buttons to work correctly, needs a patch to  * Extra trackpoint buttons: run at least 9.0_STABLE for fixes to the Synaptics driver.
   synaptics.c that is in -current and will be in 9.1.  * Webcam will depend on upcoming xhci isochronous pipe support.
   Tapping and the clickpad have always been fine.  * Suspend and resume work.
   
   ---
   
   # Asus
   
   Eee PCs were previously very popular hardware, so they're widely available
   cheaply, tend to work quite well, and what works is documented.
   
   ## EeePC 701
   
   [[!table data="""
   GPU | WiFi | SD card reader | Ethernet | Audio | Webcam | Suspend/Resume
   Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported
   """]]
   
   ## EeePC 900
   
   [[!table data="""
   GPU | WiFi | SD card reader | Ethernet | Audio | Webcam | Suspend/Resume
   Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported
   """]]
   
   ## EeePC 901
   
   [[!table data="""
   GPU | WiFi | SD card reader | Ethernet | Audio | Webcam | Suspend/Resume
   Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported
   """]]
   
   ## EeePC 1000HA
   
   [[!table data="""
   GPU | WiFi | SD card reader | Ethernet | Audio | Webcam | Suspend/Resume
   Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported | Supported
   """]]
   
 ---  ---
   
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 ## Pinebook (Allwinner A64)  ## Pinebook (Allwinner A64)
   
 From user reports to port-arm@, in NetBSD 9.0:  * Support for the display and HDMI output is provided through the Allwinner Display Engine driver.
     This provides kernel modesetting and a full-resolution video framebuffer, however,
     the 3D acceleration features of the GPU are not yet accessible - Mesa llvmpipe is used instead.
   * The CPU frequency can be adjusted automatically with `estd` or with `sysctl machdep.cpufreq.*`.
 * [[!template id=man name="uvideo" section="4"]] webcam works.  * [[!template id=man name="uvideo" section="4"]] webcam works.
 * External WiFI adapters can be used. Support for the internal WiFi - after WiFi system rework?  * External WiFI adapters can be used. Support for the internal WiFi - after WiFi system rework?
 * Plugging in external monitors works via the HDMI port.  
 * The CPU frequency can be adjusted with `sysctl machdep.cpufreq.*`.  
 * Mesa llvmpipe is currently used for 3D/OpenGL.  
   
 ## Pinebook Pro  ## Pinebook Pro (Rockchip RK3399)
   
 * [[!template id=man name="uvideo" section="4"]] webcam works.  * Support for the display output is provided through the Rockchip DRM driver.
 * Internal Broadcom WiFi is supported via the [[!template id=man name="bwfm" section="4"]] driver in 9_STABLE.    This provides kernel modesetting and a full-resolution video framebuffer, however,
   External adapters may still be more stable.    the 3D acceleration features of the GPU are not yet accessible - Mesa llvmpipe is used instead.
     Currently, you can't connect external displays through USB-C.
 * The CPU frequency can be adjusted automatically with `estd` or with `sysctl machdep.cpufreq.*`.  * The CPU frequency can be adjusted automatically with `estd` or with `sysctl machdep.cpufreq.*`.
   * [[!template id=man name="uvideo" section="4"]] webcam works.
   * External WiFI adapters can be used. Support for the internal WiFi - after WiFi system rework?
     Internal Broadcom WiFi is supported via the [[!template id=man name="bwfm" section="4"]] driver in -current.
     However, external adapters may still be more stable.
 * The display backlight can be adjusted with `sysctl`.  * The display backlight can be adjusted with `sysctl`.
 * Mesa llvmpipe is currently used for 3D/OpenGL.  
 * Connecting external monitors does not currently work through USB-C.  ### Pinebook Pro CPU affinity
   
   After setting `security.models.extensions.user_set_cpu_affinity=1` in `/etc/sysctl.conf`,
   you can run an intensive command on only the "big" CPUs:
   
   `$ schedctl -A 4,5 make package`

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