Annotation of wikisrc/laptops.mdwn, revision 1.12

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: 
1.11      reed       50: # Fujitsu
                     51: 
                     52: ## Fujitsu FMV-BIBLO LOOX P70WN
                     53: 
                     54: NetBSD/i386 5.99.55.
                     55: Wireless with wpi works properly only when ACPI is disabled with "boot netbsd -2".
                     56: 
                     57: ---
                     58: 
1.9       reed       59: # HP / Hewlett Packard
                     60: 
                     61: ## HP nc6120
                     62: 
                     63: 5.1 did not have a working X.
                     64: 
1.10      reed       65: Almost everything works with -current: sound, wireless, X11.
1.9       reed       66: Did not try resume/suspend.
                     67: Did not try the memory card slot recently.
                     68: 
                     69: 5.1 and -current have wired ethernet stability problems.
                     70: It gets watchdog timeouts and resets.
                     71: 
                     72: X11 has a stability problem where a program can make total garbage on the
                     73: screen (except the mouse pointer) and lock up the server. Repeatable with a
                     74: certain image viewer which shows very big images. The machine does not
                     75: freeze: power off button powers down smoothly, (but can not switch consoles to
                     76: try to kill the X server).
                     77: 
                     78: ## HP Pavilion laptop, dv9750
                     79: 
                     80: NetBSD 5.1, audio, webcam, Ethernet, kb/touchpad work fine.
                     81: Broadcom Wireless 4312 does not work.
1.7       asau       82: 
                     83: ## HP ProBook 4310s
                     84: 
                     85: NetBSD i386 5.99.55
                     86: Audio works (ADI AD1984A).
                     87: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                     88: No ethernet (vendor 0x11ab product 0x436c).
                     89: SDHC at sd*, Bluetooth.
                     90: Doesn't work with NetBSD 5.
                     91: 
                     92: ---
                     93: 
1.6       jruoho     94: # IBM / Lenovo
                     95: 
1.9       reed       96: ## ThinkPad T22
                     97: 
                     98: Works perfect (sound, display, all devices, infrared port not tested).
                     99: 
                    100: ## ThinkPad T61
                    101: 
                    102: Used it since NetBSD 4.x.
                    103: With Intel GMA, X works great.
                    104: In netbsd-5 there is a patch to make trackpoint/touchpad initialize correctly.
                    105: Requires  [[!template id=man name="hdaudio" section="4"]] instead
                    106: of  [[!template id=man name="azalia" section="4"]] to make headphones work.
                    107: Cardbus port doesn't work properly.
                    108: Expresscard not tested/tried.
                    109: 
                    110: ## Lenovo ThinkPad T61p
                    111: 
                    112: Following -current for the last 18 months or so (2012-12).
                    113: As close to perfect as one gets. Suspend/resume didn't work at the
                    114: time; not tried it since.
                    115: 
1.12    ! wiki      116: ## Lenovo ThinkPad T500
        !           117: 
        !           118: in the version with ATI graphics. Has a tendency to run hot and then to not
        !           119: reboot cleanly (gets stuck after printing the mainbus line at boot);
        !           120: 5min off for cool-down usually fix this. This doesn't usually occur when
        !           121: only the Intel on-board graphics get used. No known errors while running.
        !           122: 
1.6       jruoho    123: ## ThinkPad X60s
                    124: 
                    125: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    126: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    127: 
1.9       reed      128: ## ThinkPad X41
                    129: 
                    130: Works fine (sound, display, all devices, bluetooth, modem not tested).
                    131: Standby is broken for me in -current (~2012-01-12) but worked in 5.1.
                    132: 
1.6       jruoho    133: ## ThinkPad X61s
                    134: 
                    135: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    136: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    137: 
1.9       reed      138: ## Thinkpad X201
                    139: 
                    140: Running -current since March 2011.
                    141: Working graphics (with the vesa driver), audio, trackpoint, wired
                    142: and wireless LAN.
                    143: Does not wake up after suspend (drives spin up but the display
                    144: stays black and the LED indicating a sleep state stays lit).
                    145: 
1.6       jruoho    146: ---
                    147: 
1.1       reed      148: # Toshiba
                    149: 
                    150: ## Toshiba Satellite A215-S7422
                    151: 
                    152: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38, but booting with "boot netbsd -2" to disable ACPI
                    153: but has no keyboard use.
                    154: See <http://gnats.netbsd.org/39275>.
                    155: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
                    156: 
                    157: ## Toshiba Satellite L350-S1701
                    158: 
                    159: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38.
                    160: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                    161: For X11, using xf86-video-vesa-2.3.0nb1 package.
1.5       reed      162: Sometimes X starts up on wrong resolution.
1.1       reed      163: The MMC works on sd0.
1.5       reed      164: Some USB failures.
                    165: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
1.3       reed      166: 
1.8       wiki      167: ---
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