Annotation of wikisrc/laptops.mdwn, revision 1.10

1.2       reed        1: This page lists and links to pages about laptops, notebooks,
                      2: and portable computers that work (or do not work) well with NetBSD.
1.1       reed        3: 
                      4: For i386-based netbooks also see
                      5: <http://www.netbsd.org/ports/i386/netbook.html>.
                      6: 
                      7: [[!toc ]]
                      8: 
1.3       reed        9: ---
                     10: 
                     11: # Acer
                     12: 
1.4       reed       13: ## Acer Aspire One 532h-2588
1.3       reed       14: 
                     15: As of current in July 2010:
                     16: Missing speedstep support (reed has patch for this).
                     17: No ethernet (Atheros AR8132 PCI-E Fast Ethernet).
                     18: No wireless (Atheros AR9285 Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n).
                     19: 
                     20: ---
                     21: 
1.9       reed       22: # Apple
                     23: 
                     24: ## iBook G3/600 with Radeon 7500 16MB VRAM
                     25: 
                     26: Used since NetBSD 1.6 or so.
                     27: Works nice with NetBSD/macppc.
                     28: No suspend support on NetBSD.
                     29: No modem support (some usb attached modem attaching as [[!template
                     30: id=man name="ugen" section="4"]].
1.10    ! reed       31: No WPA on NetBSD with [[!template id=man name="wi" section="4"]] (in contrast
        !            32: to Mac OS X).
1.9       reed       33: NetBSD/5.1_STABLE has problem that keyboard doesn't
                     34: work in xdm after logout;  solved by forcing a xdm restart upon
                     35: logout.
                     36: 
                     37: ---
                     38: 
1.1       reed       39: # Dell
                     40: 
                     41: ## Dell Latitude D610
                     42: 
                     43: NetBSD/i386 5.0.0.
                     44: Audio works (i82801FB (ICH6)).
                     45: Wireless with iwi (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4220).
                     46: For X11, using xf86-video-intel-2.2.1nb1 package.
                     47: 
1.3       reed       48: ---
                     49: 
1.9       reed       50: # HP / Hewlett Packard
                     51: 
                     52: ## HP nc6120
                     53: 
                     54: 5.1 did not have a working X.
                     55: 
1.10    ! reed       56: Almost everything works with -current: sound, wireless, X11.
1.9       reed       57: Did not try resume/suspend.
                     58: Did not try the memory card slot recently.
                     59: 
                     60: 5.1 and -current have wired ethernet stability problems.
                     61: It gets watchdog timeouts and resets.
                     62: 
                     63: X11 has a stability problem where a program can make total garbage on the
                     64: screen (except the mouse pointer) and lock up the server. Repeatable with a
                     65: certain image viewer which shows very big images. The machine does not
                     66: freeze: power off button powers down smoothly, (but can not switch consoles to
                     67: try to kill the X server).
                     68: 
                     69: ## HP Pavilion laptop, dv9750
                     70: 
                     71: NetBSD 5.1, audio, webcam, Ethernet, kb/touchpad work fine.
                     72: Broadcom Wireless 4312 does not work.
1.7       asau       73: 
                     74: ## HP ProBook 4310s
                     75: 
                     76: NetBSD i386 5.99.55
                     77: Audio works (ADI AD1984A).
                     78: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                     79: No ethernet (vendor 0x11ab product 0x436c).
                     80: SDHC at sd*, Bluetooth.
                     81: Doesn't work with NetBSD 5.
                     82: 
                     83: ---
                     84: 
1.6       jruoho     85: # IBM / Lenovo
                     86: 
1.9       reed       87: ## ThinkPad T22
                     88: 
                     89: Works perfect (sound, display, all devices, infrared port not tested).
                     90: 
                     91: ## ThinkPad T61
                     92: 
                     93: Used it since NetBSD 4.x.
                     94: With Intel GMA, X works great.
                     95: In netbsd-5 there is a patch to make trackpoint/touchpad initialize correctly.
                     96: Requires  [[!template id=man name="hdaudio" section="4"]] instead
                     97: of  [[!template id=man name="azalia" section="4"]] to make headphones work.
                     98: Cardbus port doesn't work properly.
                     99: Expresscard not tested/tried.
                    100: 
                    101: ## Lenovo ThinkPad T61p
                    102: 
                    103: Following -current for the last 18 months or so (2012-12).
                    104: As close to perfect as one gets. Suspend/resume didn't work at the
                    105: time; not tried it since.
                    106: 
1.6       jruoho    107: ## ThinkPad X60s
                    108: 
                    109: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    110: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    111: 
1.9       reed      112: ## ThinkPad X41
                    113: 
                    114: Works fine (sound, display, all devices, bluetooth, modem not tested).
                    115: Standby is broken for me in -current (~2012-01-12) but worked in 5.1.
                    116: 
1.6       jruoho    117: ## ThinkPad X61s
                    118: 
                    119: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    120: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    121: 
1.9       reed      122: ## Thinkpad X201
                    123: 
                    124: Running -current since March 2011.
                    125: Working graphics (with the vesa driver), audio, trackpoint, wired
                    126: and wireless LAN.
                    127: Does not wake up after suspend (drives spin up but the display
                    128: stays black and the LED indicating a sleep state stays lit).
                    129: 
1.6       jruoho    130: ---
                    131: 
1.1       reed      132: # Toshiba
                    133: 
                    134: ## Toshiba Satellite A215-S7422
                    135: 
                    136: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38, but booting with "boot netbsd -2" to disable ACPI
                    137: but has no keyboard use.
                    138: See <http://gnats.netbsd.org/39275>.
                    139: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
                    140: 
                    141: ## Toshiba Satellite L350-S1701
                    142: 
                    143: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38.
                    144: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                    145: For X11, using xf86-video-vesa-2.3.0nb1 package.
1.5       reed      146: Sometimes X starts up on wrong resolution.
1.1       reed      147: The MMC works on sd0.
1.5       reed      148: Some USB failures.
                    149: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
1.3       reed      150: 
1.8       wiki      151: ---
                    152: 
                    153: # Fujitsu
                    154: ## Fujitsu FMV-BIBLO LOOX P70WN
                    155: NetBSD/i386 5.99.55.
                    156: Wireless with wpi is works properly only when ACPI is disabled with "boot netbsd -2".

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